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
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 ?
Esquire Magazine cover
TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Sep. 23, 1974
Playboy Magazine cover
Sports Illustrated: no.8401
Centennial - James A. Michener
Watership Down - Richard Adams
Jaws - Peter Benchle
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - John le Carre
Givenchy Robe Tailleur French Language Fashion (1974)
The Trial of Billy Jack (1974)
Walter Twin 3500 1500 Z Series CFR Firetrucks (1974)
Tell the world why Tuesday, 24 September 1974 is such a special date for you!