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

 Sports Illustrated: no.8401
Sports Illustrated: no.8401

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 TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Sep. 23, 1974
TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Sep. 23, 1974

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 Esquire Magazine cover
Esquire Magazine cover

Magazine

 Playboy Magazine cover
Playboy Magazine cover
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Books

Centennial - James A. Michener

Centennial - James A. Michener

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Books

Watership Down - Richard Adams

Watership Down - Richard Adams

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Books

Jaws - Peter Benchle

Jaws - Peter Benchle

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Books

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy - John le Carre

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Andre Previn & Sir Adrian Boult Photos Emi Uk (1974)Andre Previn & Sir Adrian Boult Photos Emi Uk (1974)
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Audi 100LS Car  Ride Out the Gasoline Problem (1974)Audi 100LS Car Ride Out the Gasoline Problem (1974)
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