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November 1974

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

But much more happened on November 1974: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1974?


  • 01 Nov 1974 UN affirms independence of Cyprus
  • 02 Nov 1974 Art Modell gets snowed in and misses his 1st Cleveland Brown game in 33 yrs
  • 03 Nov 1974 Lorelei closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 05 Nov 1974 Dmitri Sjotakovitch completes Michelangelo-liederen
  • 06 Nov 1974 Dodger Mike Marshall is 1st relief pitcher to win Cy Young Award
  • 07 Nov 1974 63rd Davis Cup: South Africa beats India in
  • 08 Nov 1974 British Lord Lucan disappears
  • 10 Nov 1974 2nd meeting of Giants-Jets, Jets even series at 1 with 26-20 OT win
  • 12 Nov 1974 South Africa suspended from UN General Assembly over racial policies
  • 13 Nov 1974 Dodgers Steve Garvey wins NL MVP
  • 15 Nov 1974 Ringo releases Goodnight Vienna andOnly You in the UK
  • 16 Nov 1974 Milwaukee Bucks lose their 11th straight NBA game (team record).
  • 17 Nov 1974 Bonnie Bryant wins Bill Branch LPGA Golf Classic
  • 20 Nov 1974 The US files antitrust suit to break-up AT&T
  • 21 Nov 1974 In Birmingham, England, 2 pubs are bombed, killing 21 people (the Birmingham Six are later sentenced to life in prison for this).
  • 22 Nov 1974 Lake Buena Vista Club opens
  • 23 Nov 1974 60 Ethiopia government officials executed
  • 24 Nov 1974 2 truck hijackers freed
  • 25 Nov 1974 Irish Republican Army is outlawed in Britain following deaths of 21
  • 26 Nov 1974 Catfish Hunter and Charlie Finley meet in arbitration
  • 27 Nov 1974 Cardinals outfielder Bake McBride wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 28 Nov 1974 Bowie Kuhn suspends George Steinbrenner for 2 years
  • 30 Nov 1974 Good Evening closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
  • 16 Nov 1974 The Arecibo message is broadcast from Puerto Rico.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in November 1974?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - You Haven't Done Nothin'
  2. - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
  3. - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
  4. - I Can Help
  5. - Jazzman

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Everything I Own
  2. - Gonna Make You A Star
  3. - Sad Sweet Dreamer
  4. - Annie's Song
  5. - Killer Queen


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1974?

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy


The New York Times bestseller author of The Spy Who Came In from the Cold and The Night Manager. Now a TV series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carre's latest novel, A Legacy of Spies is now available.

Cavett by Dick Cavett and Christopher Porterfield



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All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful


When we published James Herriot’s All Creatures Great and Small two years ago, we called it "miracle between the covers". Alfred Ames wrote:

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book


You can unleash the hidden power in your mind with Harry Lorayne's and Jerry Lucas’s simple, failsafe memory system. This will allow you to become more productive, imaginative, and powerful at work.

The Rhinemann Exchange by Robert Ludlum

The Rhinemann Exchange


Autumn 1943. American agent David Spaulding has been among the global espionage elite that have converged in Buenos Aires. His top-secret mission could bring an end to World War II.