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), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. 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 Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kolchak: The Night Stalker. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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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
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Events

  • 5th NYC Marathon won by Norbert Sander in 2:26:30
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic

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Movies

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A Woman Under the Influence

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

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

The Cars That Ate Paris

Directed by: Peter Weir

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

Old Dracula

Old Dracula

Directed by: Clive Donner

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

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

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

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
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TV Series

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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

Land of the Lost

Land of the Lost

Directed by: Brad Silberling

Les Fargeot

Les Fargeot

Suspiros de España

Suspiros de España

Tentomushi no uta

Tentomushi no uta

Days to next September 29

If September 29, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 11 months, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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

The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

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"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 …

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

The Lives Of A Cell by Lewis Thomas

The Lives Of A Cell

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National Book Award Winner by the Author of the Medusa and the Snail.

The War Between The Tates by Alison Lurie

The War Between The Tates

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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

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

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games


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