It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 .
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

  • The Texas Chain Saw MassacreThe Texas Chain Saw Massacre
    directed by Tobe Hooper
    starring: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger
  • The Night PorterThe Night Porter
    directed by Liliana Cavani
    starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy
  • Ali: Fear Eats the SoulAli: Fear Eats the Soul
    directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
    starring: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin
  • AmarcordAmarcord
    directed by Federico Fellini
    starring: Magali Nol, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio
  • Turkish DelightTurkish Delight
    directed by Paul Verhoeven
    starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman
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Historical Events

Which were the important events of Tuesday, 24 September 1974 ?


Facts
  • Al Kaline, Detroit Tiger, is 12th to get 3,000 hits
  • Clarence Jones of Kintetsu Buffaloes hits his 38th HR, 1st American to win a Japanese HR title

Famous People born
Kiwane Garris: NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
Matt McKeon: Florissant, Missouri -- Soccer midfielder (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
John McDonald: American baseball player

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1974 ?

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Books

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

Centennial by James A. Michener

Centennial

by James A. Michener


Written to commemorate the Bicentennial in 1976, James A. Michener’s magnificent saga of the West is an enthralling celebration of the frontier. Brimming with the glory of America’s past, the story of Colorado—the Centennial State—is manifested through its people: Lame Beaver, the Arapaho chieftain and warrior, and his Comanche and Pawnee enemies; Levi Zendt, fleeing with his child bride from the Amish country; the cowboy, Jim Lloyd, who falls in love

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

by Richard Adams


A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

Jaws by Peter Benchle

Jaws

by Peter Benchle


Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

by John le Carre


Featuring George Smiley, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in John le Carré’s acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author of A Delicate Truth and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.

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