Monday September 23, 1974

US date format: 9/23/1974, UK date format: 23/9/1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 23, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cyril Hanouna and Matt Hardy. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim. In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits. A Woman Under the Influence, directed by John Cassavetes, 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 Qwak!.
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Movies

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A Woman Under the Influence

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

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Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder, John Saxon

Country: United States of America

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The Cars That Ate Paris

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Terry Camilleri, John Meillon, Kevin Miles, Rick Scully

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Old Dracula

Directed by: Clive Donner

Starring: David Niven, Teresa Graves, Peter Bayliss, Jennie Linden

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The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

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

Country: United States of America

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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 of America

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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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Lo de Tip y Coll

Un globo, dos globos, tres globos

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 September 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
  • French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
  • Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
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Facts:
  • Gypsy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • BBC Ceefax begins 1st teletext service
  • The Fort Knox Bullion Depository gold supply is examined by Congress and the press.

Sport Games on 23 September 1974

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  • Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 10 - 13
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Books

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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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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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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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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

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

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Videogames

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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

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


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