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Wednesday 18 September 1974

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 18, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Xzibit and Sol Campbell. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin 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 Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 18 September 1974

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Movies

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

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States

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The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

Directed by: Tobe Hooper

Starring: Marilyn Burns, Edwin Neal, Allen Danziger, Paul A. Partain

Country: United States

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Female Trouble

Directed by: John Waters

Starring: Divine, David Lochary, Mary Vivian Pearce, Mink Stole

Country: United States

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Phase IV

Directed by: Saul Bass

Starring: Nigel Davenport, Michael Murphy, Lynne Frederick, Alan Gifford

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Dunderklumpen!

Directed by: Per Åhlin

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

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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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No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Zatôichi monogatari

Starring: Shintarô Katsu

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 18 September 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
  • RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
  • In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 18 September
Famous Deaths:
  • Edna Best: Hove, England -- Actress (Key, Calendar, Escape, Intermezzo).
Facts:
  • Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 18, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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The Wall Street Gang

By: Richard Ney

THE WALL STREET GANG, IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOU SCRAP TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO THE MARKET AND ATTACK THE FINANCIAL CONSPIRACY WITH ITS OWN WEAPONS, YOU CAN BEAT STOCK

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Maze War

Maze War

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

Genre: First-person shooter

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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