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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in February 1974.
The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on February 1974: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1974?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1974 Good Times (spinoff from Maude) premieres on CBS TV
  • 02 Feb 1974 Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary".
  • 03 Feb 1974 Pajama Game closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 04 Feb 1974 Benzine rationing ends in the Netherlands
  • 05 Feb 1974 British mine strike
  • 06 Feb 1974 3rd time Rangers shut-out Islanders 6-0
  • 07 Feb 1974 Grenada gains independence from Britain (National Day)
  • 08 Feb 1974 Good Times, debuts on CBS TV
  • 09 Feb 1974 Daddy What If by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
  • 10 Feb 1974 Gigi closes at Uris Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • 11 Feb 1974 Titan-Centaur test launch fails.
  • 12 Feb 1974 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1970, is exiled from the Soviet Union.
  • 13 Feb 1974 Rainbow Jones opens and closes at Music Box Theater, New York City
  • 17 Feb 1974 Carol Mann wins LPGA Naples Lely Golf Classic.
  • 18 Feb 1974 NASA launches Italian satellite San Marcos C-2 (235 / 843 km)
  • 19 Feb 1974 1st American Music Award
  • 20 Feb 1974 Cher files for separation from husband Sonny Bono
  • 21 Feb 1974 Israeli forces leave western Suez.
  • 22 Feb 1974 Samuel Byck tries and fails to assassinate U.S. President Richard Nixon.
  • 23 Feb 1974 Patty Hearst, Daughter of publisher Randolph Hearst, kidnapped by SLA
  • 24 Feb 1974 Atje Keulen-Deelstra becomes world champion all-round skater.
  • 25 Feb 1974 Veronica and Colin Scargill (England) begin tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world, completed on August 27, 1975.
  • 26 Feb 1974 Gold hits record US$188 an ounce in Paris, France. Silver peaks at US$6.70 per ounce.
  • 27 Feb 1974 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 28 Feb 1974 Taiwan police shoots into crowd

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Thieves Like Us

Thieves Like Us

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

From Beyond the Grave

From Beyond the Grave

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Peter Cushing, Ian Bannen, Ian Carmichael, Diana Dors

Billy Two Hats

Billy Two Hats

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Ted Kotcheff

Starring: Gregory Peck, Desi Arnaz Jr., Jack Warden, David Huddleston

Herbie Rides Again

Herbie Rides Again

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

The House of Seven Corpses

The House of Seven Corpses

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Paul Harrison

Starring: John Ireland, Faith Domergue, John Carradine, Carole Wells

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1974?
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Beulah Land by Lonnie Coleman

Beulah Land

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Superb condition VG+ fine on the jacket and book, fantastic especially considering its a book club edition.

Nickel Mountain by John Gardner

Nickel Mountain

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John Gardner's most poignant novel of improbable love.At the heart of John Gardner's Nickel Mountain is an uncommon love story: when at 42, the obese, anxious and gentle Henry Soames marries

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

Postern Of Fate by Agatha Christie

Postern Of Fate

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.