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..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
- The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
directed by Tobe Hooper
starring: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger
- The Night Porter
directed by Liliana Cavani
starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy
- Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder
starring: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin
directed by Federico Fellini
starring: Magali Nol, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio
- Turkish Delight
directed by Paul Verhoeven
starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman
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Which were the important events of Tuesday, 24 September 1974 ?
Famous People born
- 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
: NBA guard (Denver Nuggets)
: Florissant, Missouri -- Soccer midfielder (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist)
: American baseball player
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
What news were making the headlines those days in September 1974 ?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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
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
by Peter Benchle
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.The
Subsea Mark 25 Underwater Camera Light Article (1974)
Andy Williams Solitaire Columbia Records Photo (1974)
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