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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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Woman in the Dunes

Woman in the Dunes

Directed by: Hiroshi Teshigahara

Starring: Eiji Okada, Kyôko Kishida, Hiroko Itô, Kôji Mitsui

Country: United States of America

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Directed by: Michel Gondry

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Gerry Robert Byrne

Country: United States of America

Wheels of Destiny

Wheels of Destiny

Directed by: Alan James

Starring: Ken Maynard, Dorothy Dix, Philo McCullough, Frank Rice

Before Sunset

Before Sunset

Directed by: Richard Linklater

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Louise Lemoine Torrès

Country: United States of America

It Happened One Night

It Happened One Night

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in February 1974?
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In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson

In One Era And Out The Other

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The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

Plain Speaking by Merle Miller

Plain Speaking

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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 Best Of Life by David Scherman

The Best Of Life

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1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

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.

The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!