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Saturday September 14, 1974

US date format: 9/14/1974, UK date format: 14/9/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 14, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Hicham El Guerrouj and Gabrielle Richens. In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. Dunderklumpen!, directed by Per Åhlin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Spasim.
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What the sky looked like on 14 September 1974

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Dunderklumpen!

Directed by: Per Åhlin

Starring: Beppe Wolgers, Jens Wolgers, Halvar Björk, Håkan Serner

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The Murri Affair

Directed by: Mauro Bolognini

Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Giancarlo Giannini, Fernando Rey, Tina Aumont

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Juggernaut

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Richard Harris, Omar Sharif, David Hemmings, Anthony Hopkins

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Ajanabee

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

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

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Paper Moon

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

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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Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

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The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

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Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins

Cloud Burst

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 September 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
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Facts:
  • Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter.

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 14, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

"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 ...

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Cashelmara

By: Susan Howatch

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

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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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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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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