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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in June 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 June 1974: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1974?


Events

  • 01 Jun 1974 My Girl Bill by Jim Stafford hits #12
  • 02 Jun 1974 Judy Rankin wins LPGA Baltimore Golf Classic
  • 03 Jun 1974 Yitzhak Rabin forms a new Israeli government
  • 04 Jun 1974 10 cent Beer Night at Cleveland, unruly fans stumble onto field and cause Indians to forfeit the game to Rangers with score tied 5-5 in 9th
  • 06 Jun 1974 47th National Spelling Bee: Julie Ann Junkin wins spelling hydrophyte
  • 07 Jun 1974 Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1
  • 08 Jun 1974 106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2
  • 09 Jun 1974 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Desert Inn Golf Classic
  • 10 Jun 1974 Mike Schmidt hits a ball off public address speaker on Astrodome roof
  • 11 Jun 1974 Bundy victim Georgann Hawkins disappears from UW, Seattle, Washington
  • 13 Jun 1974 Henry Aaron addresses House of Representatives
  • 15 Jun 1974 Streak by Ray Stevens hit #1 on UK pop chart
  • 16 Jun 1974 74th US Golf Open: Hale Irwin shoots a 287 at Winged Foot Golf Club - New York
  • 18 Jun 1974 Gaston Thorn forms Luxembourg government
  • 19 Jun 1974 Yemen Arab Republic (North Yemen) suspends constitution
  • 21 Jun 1974 Francine Irving Neff begins term as 35th Treasurer of the US.
  • 23 Jun 1974 1st extraterrestrial message sent from Earth into space
  • 24 Jun 1974 Steve Busby retires 1st 9 White Sox to set AL record with 33 consecutive batters retired
  • 26 Jun 1974 The Universal Product Code is scanned for the first time to sell a package of Wrigley's chewing gum at the Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio
  • 27 Jun 1974 Flip Wilson Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 28 Jun 1974 Fall of earth and rocks kill 200 (Quebrada Blanca Canyon, Colombia)
  • 29 Jun 1974 Military coup in Ethiopia
  • 30 Jun 1974 2nd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Carole Jo Skala

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump

Directed by: Robert Zemeckis

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Sally Field

Country: United States of America

Hamlet

Hamlet

Directed by: Grigori Kozintsev

Starring: Innokentiy Smoktunovskiy, Mikhail Nazvanov, Elza Radzina, Yuriy Tolubeev

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson, Byron Barr

Country: United States of America

North by Northwest

North by Northwest

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis

Country: United States of America

On the Waterfront

On the Waterfront

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Starring: Marlon Brando, Karl Malden, Lee J. Cobb, Rod Steiger

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in June 1974?
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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.

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

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

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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The Other Side Of Midnight by Sidney Sheldon

The Other Side Of Midnight

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THE MEMORIES OF MIDNIGHT START HERE!In Paris...Washington...and a fabulous villa in Greece, an innocent American girl becomes a bewildered, horror-stricken pawn in a game of vengeance and betrayal.