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Saturday September 21, 1974

US date format: 9/21/1974, UK date format: 21/9/1974

It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo (see planets position on September 21, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Taral Hicks and Teddy Richert. 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 Lives Of A Cell by Lewis Thomas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 21 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 21 September 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
  • International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
  • In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
  • Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
  • Independence Day in Malta (1964), Belize (1981) & Armenia (1991)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Taral Hicks: American actress and singer.
  • Teddy Richert: French football/soccer goalkeeper, who spent most of his career with Sochaux-Montbéliard (2001-2012).
  • Bryce Drew: American basketball player and coach.
  • Jana Kandarr: German tennis player.
  • Andy Todd: English footballer and manager.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury

Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on September 21, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

The Lives Of A Cell

By: Lewis Thomas

National Book Award Winner by the Author of the Medusa and the Snail.

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The Silver Bears

By: Paul E. Erdman

Book by Slaughter, Frank G.

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The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

By: Victoria Holt

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

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More Joy

By: Alex Comfort

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.

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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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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