Monday October 14, 1974

US date format: 10/14/1974, UK date format: 14/10/1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 14, 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 Natalie Maines and Floyd Landis. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston. In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits. The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser, directed by Werner Herzog, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Rebound.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
  • World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
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Events

  • 8th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Rich

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Movies

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Country: Germany

Phantom of the Paradise

Phantom of the Paradise

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham

Country: United States of America

The Working Girls

The Working Girls

Directed by: Stephanie Rothman

Starring: Sarah Kennedy, Laurie Rose, Mark Thomas, Lynne Guthrie

Seytan

Seytan

Directed by: Metin Erksan

Starring: Canan Perver, Cihan Ünal, Meral Taygun, Agah Hün

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

Sport Games on October 14, 1974

Sport Games on October 14, 1974


NFL

American Football
  • San Francisco 49ers - Detroit Lions : 14 - 17
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TV Series

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Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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 Complete Victor Borge

The Complete Victor Borge

Primera hora

Primera hora

Days to next October 14

If October 14, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 11 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt

The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

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Her fascination with Chinese art and her marriage to an older man lead Jane Lindsay to Hong Kong and the treasure-laden House of a Thousand Lanterns

Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

Cavett

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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 Rhinemann Exchange by Robert Ludlum

The Rhinemann Exchange

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Autumn 1943. American agent David Spaulding is among the global espionage elite who have converged on Buenos Aires. His top-secret mission can bring World War II to an explosive end.

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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 14, 1974?

On October 14, 1974 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is October 14, 1974?

On October 14, 1974 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 14, 1974?

On October 14, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 14, 1974?

On October 14, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 14, 1974?

On October 14, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 14, 1974?

On October 14, 1974 several famous people were born including, Natalie Maines, Floyd Landis, Samuel.

What was the number one song in October 14, 1974?

The number one song in the week of October 14, 1974 was Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston in US and Everything I Own by Ken Boothe in UK.

What were the top hits on October 14, 1974?

The top hits on October 14, 1974 were Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston, Then Came You by Dionne Warwicke, You Haven't Done Nothin' by Stevie Wonder in US and Everything I Own by Ken Boothe, Sad Sweet Dreamer by Sweet Sensation, Annie's Song by John Denver in UK.


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