Sunday September 08, 1974

US date format: 9/8/1974, UK date format: 8/9/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 8, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Susanna Bonfiglio and Marios Agathokleous. In that special week of September people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Ajanabee, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Cashelmara by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • 88th US Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Evonne Goolagong (36 63 75)
  • 94th US Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats Ken Rosewall (61 60 61)
  • Ian Thompson wins marathon (2:13:18.8)
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Dallas Civitan Golf Open
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  • : Last surviving member of Keystone Kops,...

Movies

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Ajanabee

Ajanabee

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Rajesh Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Prem Chopra, Asrani

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

The Phantom of Liberty

The Phantom of Liberty

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Jean-Claude Brialy, Adolfo Celi, Michel Piccoli, Monica Vitti

Country: United States of America

Julia

Julia

Directed by: Sigi Rothemund

Starring: Jean-Claude Bouillon, Sylvia Kristel, Teri Tordai, Gisela Hahn

Amazing Grace

Amazing Grace

Directed by: Stan Lathan

Starring: Moms Mabley, Slappy White, Rosalind Cash, Moses Gunn

TV Series

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Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

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

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

The Capone Investment

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Microbes and Men

Microbes and Men

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Intimate Strangers

Intimate Strangers

Days to next September 08

If September 08, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 11 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Cashelmara by Susan Howatch

Cashelmara

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The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

The War Between The Tates by Alison Lurie

The War Between The Tates

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When a wife reaches her breaking point and her husband begins an ill-advised affair, civil war breaks out within their family Erica Tate wouldn’t mind getting up in the morning if

The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

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"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a …

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on September 08, 1974?

On September 08, 1974 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is September 08, 1974?

On September 08, 1974 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 08, 1974?

On September 08, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on September 08, 1974?

On September 08, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on September 08, 1974?

On September 08, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on September 08, 1974?

On September 08, 1974 several famous people were born including, Susanna Bonfiglio, Amani Toomer, Marios Agathokleous.

Which famous people died on September 08, 1974?

Famous people died on September 08, 1974 include, Robert Cox.

What was the number one song in September 08, 1974?

The number one song in the week of September 08, 1974 was (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka in US and Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas in UK.

What were the top hits on September 08, 1974?

The top hits on September 08, 1974 were (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka, I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton, Tell Me Something Good by Rufus in US and Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas, Love Me For A Reason by The Osmonds, Annie's Song by John Denver in UK.


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