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Friday May 31, 1974

US date format: 5/31/1974, UK date format: 31/5/1974

It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 31, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ara Celi and Jim Carey (ice hockey). In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens. In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits. Bootleggers, directed by Charles B. Pierce, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching My Old Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 31 May 1974

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Bootleggers

Directed by: Charles B. Pierce

Starring: Paul Koslo, Dennis Fimple, Slim Pickens, Jaclyn Smith

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Welcome to Arrow Beach

Directed by: Laurence Harvey

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Joanna Pettet, Stuart Whitman, John Ireland

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Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach

Country: United States

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Lancelot of the Lake

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

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The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

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Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

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Konny und seine drei Freunde

André Malraux: Les métamorphoses du regard

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 May 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
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Facts:
  • Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights.
  • Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at age 70.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on May 31, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Burr

By: Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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The Other Side Of Midnight

By: Sidney Sheldon

THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal.

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Working

By: Studs Terkel

Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

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The Partners

By: Louis Auchincloss

Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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