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Tuesday, 24 September 1974

1974-09-24

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. The Texas Chain Saw Massacre, directed by Tobe Hooper, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger

Country: United States

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The Night Porter

The Night Porter

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy

Country: United States

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Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Ali: Fear Eats the Soul

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Brigitte Mira, El Hedi ben Salem, Barbara Valentin

Country: United States

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Amarcord

Amarcord

Directed by: Federico Fellini

Starring: Magali Nol, Bruno Zanin, Pupella Maggio

Country: United States

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Turkish Delight

Turkish Delight

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Tonny Huurdeman

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Microbes and Men

Microbes and Men

Starring: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Country: United Kingdom

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The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

The Top Secret Life of Edgar Briggs

Starring: David Jason, David Webb, Noel Coleman, Michael Stainton

Country: United Kingdom

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States

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The Texas Wheelers

The Texas Wheelers

Written by: Dale McRaven

Starring: Jack Elam, Gary Busey, Mark Hamill, Karen Obediear

Country: United States

The Rockford Files

The Rockford Files

Written by: Stephen J. Cannell, Roy Huggins

Starring: James Garner, Noah Beery Jr., Joe Santos

Country: United States

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Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays:
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

Candy you loved as a Kid

Candy you loved as a Kid

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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Magazine Covers

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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 ...

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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

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Jaws by Peter Benchle

Jaws

By: Peter Benchle

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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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Retro and Vintage gifts

Retro and Vintage gifts

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