Thursday November 21, 1974

US date format: 11/21/1974, UK date format: 21/11/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 21, 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 Tiit Sukk and Casey Patton. In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can Help by Billy Swan. In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Freebie and the Bean, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 21, 1974?


Holidays

  • Also see November 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Hello Day
  • Bangladesh - Armed Forces Day in Bangladesh
  • R.C. Saints - Presentation of Mary
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Events

  • In Birmingham, England, 2 pubs are bombed, killing 21 people (the Birmingham Six are later sentenced to life in prison for this).

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Movies

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Freebie and the Bean

Freebie and the Bean

Directed by: Richard Rush

Starring: Alan Arkin, James Caan, Loretta Swit, Jack Kruschen

Murder on the Orient Express

Murder on the Orient Express

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall, Ingrid Bergman, Sean Connery

Country: United States of America

Lenny

Lenny

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner, Stanley Beck

Country: United States of America

The Savage Is Loose

The Savage Is Loose

Directed by: George C. Scott

Starring: George C. Scott, Trish Van Devere, John David Carson, Lee Montgomery

Earthquake

Earthquake

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy, Lorne Greene

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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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

Jullerup Færgeby

Jullerup Færgeby

Amy Prentiss

Amy Prentiss

Days to next November 21

If November 21, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 10 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in November 1974?

Books

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The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield

Cavett

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biography tv dick cavett biography

The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

By:

"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 …

More Joy by Alex Comfort

More Joy

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The book that revolutionized America's thinking on sex is back to meet the needs of the '80s. Dr. Comfort has revised and updated his classic to provide current, caring advice plus important information on health risks of this decade.

The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin

The Woman He Loved

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

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

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 21, 1974?

On November 21, 1974 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is November 21, 1974?

On November 21, 1974 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 21, 1974?

On November 21, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 21, 1974?

On November 21, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 21, 1974?

On November 21, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 21, 1974?

On November 21, 1974 several famous people were born including, Tiit Sukk, Casey Patton, Tremain Mack.

Which famous people died on November 21, 1974?

Famous people died on November 21, 1974 include, John B Gambling, Frank Martin.

What was the number one song in November 21, 1974?

The number one song in the week of November 21, 1974 was I Can Help by Billy Swan in US and Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex in UK.

What were the top hits on November 21, 1974?

The top hits on November 21, 1974 were I Can Help by Billy Swan, Do It ('Til You're Satisfied) by B.T. Express, My Melody Of Love by Bobby Vinton in US and Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex, Everything I Own by Ken Boothe, Killer Queen by Queen in UK.


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