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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Matrix

The Matrix

Directed by: Lana Wachowski, Lilly Wachowski

Starring: Keanu Reeves, Laurence Fishburne, Carrie-Anne Moss, Hugo Weaving

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

Some Like It Hot

Some Like It Hot

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft

Country: United States of America

The Cremator

The Cremator

Directed by: Juraj Herz

Starring: Rudolf Hrusínský, Vlasta Chramostová, Jana Stehnová, Milos Vognic

Country: United States of America

Rio Bravo

Rio Bravo

Directed by: Howard Hawks

Starring: John Wayne, Dean Martin, Ricky Nelson, Angie Dickinson

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in March 1974?
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The Eye Of The Storm by Patrick White

The Eye Of The Storm

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In White's 1973 classic, terrifying matriarch Elizabeth Hunter is facing death while her impatient children—Sir Basil, the celebrated actor, and Princess de Lascabane, an adoptive French aristocrat—wait.

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

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

Theophilus North by Thornton Wilder

Theophilus North

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Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new