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

But much more happened on July 1974: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1974?


Events

  • 01 Jul 1974 1st Laura Ashley-store in US opens (San Francisco)
  • 02 Jul 1974 Fernando Mameda of Portugal sets record for 10,000 m (27:13.81)
  • 03 Jul 1974 Pitching in major league-record 13th consecutive game for Dodgers
  • 04 Jul 1974 Mike Marshall goes 9-0 with 3 saves in 20 appearances in 30 days
  • 05 Jul 1974 81st Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats Olga Morzova (60 64)
  • 06 Jul 1974 88th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats K Rosewall (61 61 64)
  • 07 Jul 1974 Brewer Don Money sets record of consecutive errorless games at 3rd (78)
  • 10 Jul 1974 OPEC ends oil boycott against Netherlands
  • 11 Jul 1974 US House Judiciary Committee releases evidence on Watergate inquiry.
  • 13 Jul 1974 103rd British Golf Open: Gary Player shoots a 282 at Royal Lytham
  • 14 Jul 1974 Billy Martin is 1st AL manager ejected by ump from 2 games in 1 day
  • 15 Jul 1974 Military coup on Cyprus: Archbishop / President Makarios flees
  • 17 Jul 1974 Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
  • 19 Jul 1974 Soyuz 14 lands
  • 20 Jul 1974 Heng Yo and Heng Ju, completes 1,000 mile (SF-Seattle) pilgrimage
  • 21 Jul 1974 Eddy Merckx wins his 5th Tour de France
  • 23 Jul 1974 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh
  • 24 Jul 1974 Supreme Court unanimously rules Nixon must turn over Watergate tapes
  • 26 Jul 1974 Greek Prime Minister Constantinos Karamanlis forms the country's first civil government after seven years of military rule.
  • 27 Jul 1974 Kanhai and Jameson add 465 for 2nd wicket, Warwickshire vs. Gloucs
  • 28 Jul 1974 Carole Jo Skala wins LPGA Wheeling Ladies Golf Classic
  • 29 Jul 1974 Episcopal Church ordained female priests
  • 30 Jul 1974 House Judiciary Committee votes on 3rd and last charge of high crimes and misdemeanors to impeach President Nixon in the Watergate cover-up
  • 31 Jul 1974 Congress passes legislation giving the president authority to legalize private ownership of gold.

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Movies

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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Guardians of the Galaxy

Guardians of the Galaxy

Directed by: James Gunn

Starring: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Country: United States of America

The Sixth Sense

The Sixth Sense

Directed by: M. Night Shyamalan

Starring: Bruce Willis, Haley Joel Osment, Toni Collette, Olivia Williams

Country: United States of America

The Mirror

The Mirror

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Margarita Terekhova, Filipp Yankovskiy, Ignat Daniltsev, Oleg Yankovskiy

Country: United States of America

Chungking Express

Chungking Express

Directed by: Kar-Wai Wong

Starring: Brigitte Lin, Takeshi Kaneshiro, Tony Chiu-Wai Leung, Faye Wong

Books

Which were the most popular books released in July 1974?
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I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard The Owl Call My Name

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Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

Management by Peter F. Drucker

Management

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The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney

The Wall Street Gang

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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

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 …

Burr by Gore Vidal

Burr

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.