Tuesday July 23, 1974

US date format: 7/23/1974, UK date format: 23/7/1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on July 23, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (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 Stephanie March and Maurice Greene (athlete). In that special week of July people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
  • Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
  • St. Liborius
  • Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
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Events

  • 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh
  • All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
  • Greek military dictatorship collapses.

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Movies

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Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States of America

Chinatown

Chinatown

Directed by: Roman Polanski

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Faye Dunaway, John Huston, Perry Lopez

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young

Country: United States of America

Almost Human

Almost Human

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Tomas Milian, Henry Silva, Laura Belli, Gino Santercole

TV Series

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The Capone Investment

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

Keménykalap és krumpliorr

Keménykalap és krumpliorr

Starring: Krisztián Kovács, Alfonzó, Gábor Berkes, István Gruber

Country: Hungary

Soldier and Me

Soldier and Me

Starring: Richard Willis, Gerry Sundquist, Constantine Gregory, Richard Ireson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Van Oekel's Discohoek

Van Oekel's Discohoek

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Jaap Bar, IJf Blokker, Gerard Schiering

Country: Netherlands

Village Hall

Village Hall

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

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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

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

Plain Speaking by Merle Miller

Plain Speaking

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This candid biography was drawn from never-aired TV interviews filmed in early 1962 when former U.S. President Harry Truman was 77 and retired nine years.

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

Burr by Gore Vidal

Burr

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

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

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 23, 1974?

On July 23, 1974 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is July 23, 1974?

On July 23, 1974 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on July 23, 1974?

On July 23, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 23, 1974?

On July 23, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 23, 1974?

On July 23, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 23, 1974?

On July 23, 1974 several famous people were born including, Stephanie March, Maurice Greene (athlete), Kathryn Hahn.

Which famous people died on July 23, 1974?

Famous people died on July 23, 1974 include, Mary Forbes.

What was the number one song in July 23, 1974?

The number one song in the week of July 23, 1974 was Annie's Song by John Denver in US and She by Charles Aznavour in UK.

What were the top hits on July 23, 1974?

The top hits on July 23, 1974 were Annie's Song by John Denver, Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John, Rock And Roll Heaven by The Righteous Brothers in US and She by Charles Aznavour, Rock Your Baby by George McCrae, Kissin' In The Back Row by The Drifters in UK.