Tuesday November 26, 1974

US date format: 11/26/1974, UK date format: 26/11/1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 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 Tammy Lynn Michaels and Richard Ikeda. 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. The Godfather: Part II, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974 while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Mongolia: Independence Day
  • Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
  • Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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Events

  • Catfish Hunter and Charlie Finley meet in arbitration
  • Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal).

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Movies

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The Godfather: Part II

The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Country: United States of America

Conversation Piece

Conversation Piece

Directed by: Luchino Visconti

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Helmut Berger, Silvana Mangano, Claudia Marsani

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Ellen Burstyn, Kris Kristofferson, Mia Bendixsen, Alfred Lutter III

Country: United States of America

Electra, My Love

Electra, My Love

Directed by: Miklós Jancsó

Starring: Mari Töröcsik, György Cserhalmi, József Madaras, Mária Bajcsay

The Man with the Golden Gun

The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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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

Urmel spielt im Schloß

Urmel spielt im Schloß

Performance

Performance

Jullerup Færgeby

Jullerup Færgeby

Days to next November 26

If November 26, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

Glory And The Lightning by Taylor Caldwell

Glory And The Lightning

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Double day Taylor Caldwells novel set in ancient Persia and Greece, is based on the life of Aspasia the beautiful and intelligent courtesan who eventually became the companion of Pericles,

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

Harlequin by Morris West

Harlequin

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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.

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

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The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

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

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport


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