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Sunday November 24, 1974

US date format: 11/24/1974, UK date format: 24/11/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see planets position on November 24, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Dan Falzon and Aylín Mújica. 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 Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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What the sky looked like on 24 November 1974

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Movies

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

Freebie and the Bean

Directed by: Richard Rush

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

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Murder on the Orient Express

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

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

Country: United States

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Lenny

Directed by: Bob Fosse

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

Country: United States

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The Savage Is Loose

Directed by: George C. Scott

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

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Earthquake

Directed by: Mark Robson

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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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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Jullerup Færgeby

Amy Prentiss

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 November 1974 ?

Holidays:
  • Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
  • Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
  • Teacher's Day in Turkey
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • 2 truck hijackers freed (3 / 3 / 1974)
  • 62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7
  • Gerald Ford and Leonid Brezhnev signs SALT-2-treaty
  • Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
  • Donald Johanson and Tom Gray discover the 40% complete Australopithecus afarensis skeleton, nicknamed ''Lucy'' (after The Beatles song ''Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds''), in the Awash Valley of Ethiopia's Afar Depression.

Sport Games on 24 November 1974

NFL
American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 27
  • Buffalo Bills - Cleveland Browns : 15 - 10
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 17 - 34
  • Dallas Cowboys - Houston Oilers : 10 - 0
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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on November 24, 1974 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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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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The War Between The Tates

By: Alison Lurie

When a wife reaches her breaking point and her husband begins an ill-advised affair, civil war breaks out within their family Erica Tate wouldn’t mind getting up in the morning if

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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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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

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

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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