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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1974?


Events

  • 01 Mar 1974 George Harrison announces his concert tour of US in November
  • 02 Mar 1974 1st class postage raised to 10 cents from 8 cents
  • 03 Mar 1974 Sextet opens at Bijou Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 04 Mar 1974 People magazine is published for the first time.
  • 05 Mar 1974 Candide opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 740 performances
  • 06 Mar 1974 Over Here opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 341 performances
  • 07 Mar 1974 Monitor (US Civil War Ship) restored at Cape Hatteras, North Carolina.
  • 08 Mar 1974 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens in Paris, France.
  • 09 Mar 1974 Last Japanese soldier, a guerrilla operating in Philippines, surrenders, 29 years after World War II ended.
  • 10 Mar 1974 Sextet closes at Bijou Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 11 Mar 1974 Mount Etna in Sicily erupts.
  • 12 Mar 1974 Bundy victim Donna Manson disappears, Evergreen SC, Olympia, Washington
  • 13 Mar 1974 Charles de Gaulle Airport opens near Paris, France.
  • 16 Mar 1974 First performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.
  • 17 Mar 1974 Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International.
  • 18 Mar 1974 Most Arab oil-producing nations end embargo against US.
  • 19 Mar 1974 Jefferson Starship begins their first tour.
  • 20 Mar 1974 Ian Ball attempts, but fails, to kidnap Her Royal Highness Princess Anne and her husband Captain Mark Phillips in The Mall, outside Buckingham Palace, London.
  • 24 Mar 1974 36th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Marquette 76-64; this ends UCLA's 7-year reign as NCAA basketball champions.
  • 25 Mar 1974 Barbra Streisand records the album Butterfly
  • 26 Mar 1974 Romanian communist party names party leader Nicolae Ceausescu President.
  • 28 Mar 1974 Rock group Raspberries breakup
  • 29 Mar 1974 NASA's Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury. It was launched on November 3, 1973.

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Movies

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The Conversation

The Conversation

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Gene Hackman, John Cazale, Allen Garfield, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

Going Places

Going Places

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Bertrand Blier

Starring: Gérard Depardieu, Patrick Dewaere, Miou-Miou, Jeanne Moreau

Country: United States of America

The Sugarland Express

The Sugarland Express

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Goldie Hawn, Ben Johnson, Michael Sacks, William Atherton

Country: United States of America

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The Night Porter

The Night Porter

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Liliana Cavani

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Charlotte Rampling, Philippe Leroy, Gabriele Ferzetti

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1974?
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Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson

Portrait Of A Marriage

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Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

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.

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

Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke'S America

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As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.