Sunday September 29, 1974

US date format: 9/29/1974, UK date format: 29/9/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on September 29, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alexis Cruz and Anna Khaja. 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 Fan Club by Irving Wallace 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 Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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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

Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

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

Country: United States of America

The Cars That Ate Paris

Directed by: Peter Weir

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

Old Dracula

Directed by: Clive Donner

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

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 29, 1974?


    Holidays

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • See more

    Events

  • 5th NYC Marathon won by Norbert Sander in 2:26:30
Sport Games on September 29, 1974

Sport Games on September 29, 1974


    NFL

    American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - New Orleans Saints : 13 - 14
  • Baltimore Colts - Philadelphia Eagles : 10 - 30
  • Chicago Bears - Minnesota Vikings : 7 - 11
  • Cincinnati Bengals - San Francisco 49ers : 21 - 3
  • Cleveland Browns - St. Louis Cardinals : 7 - 29
  • See all American Football game results of September 29, 1974

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Kolchak: The Night Stalker

Written by: Jeffrey Grant Rice

Starring: Darren McGavin, Simon Oakland, Jack Grinnage, Ruth McDevitt

Country: United States of America

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Lo de Tip y Coll

Un globo, dos globos, tres globos

Okara no hana

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Fan Club

By: Irving Wallace

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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

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

Plain Speaking

By: Merle Miller

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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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