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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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The Mirror

The Mirror

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

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

Country: United States of America

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: Warren Oates, Isela Vega, Robert Webber, Gig Young

Country: United States of America

Almost Human

Almost Human

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Tomas Milian, Henry Silva, Laura Belli, Gino Santercole

Cockfighter

Cockfighter

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Monte Hellman

Starring: Warren Oates, Richard B. Shull, Harry Dean Stanton, Ed Begley Jr.

California Split

California Split

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: George Segal, Elliott Gould, Ann Prentiss, Gwen Welles

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

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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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

If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin

If Beale Street Could Talk

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In this honest and stunning novel, James Baldwin has given America a moving story of love in the face of injustice.

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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Working by Studs Terkel

Working

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Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to