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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 1974?


Events

  • 01 Sep 1974 Dutch law against pirate radio goes into effect
  • 02 Sep 1974 Prest Gerald Ford signs Employee Retirement Income Security Act
  • 03 Sep 1974 Giants John Montefusco makes his major league debut
  • 04 Sep 1974 Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • 07 Sep 1974 Irene closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 605 performances
  • 08 Sep 1974 88th US Womens Tennis: Billie J King beats Evonne Goolagong (36 63 75)
  • 09 Sep 1974 88th US Womens Tennis: B J M King beats E Goolagong Cawley (36 63 75)
  • 10 Sep 1974 New York Dolls disband
  • 11 Sep 1974 Eastern Air Lines Flight 212 crashes in Charlotte, North Carolina, killing 69 passengers and two crew.
  • 12 Sep 1974 Coup overthrows Emperor Haile Selassie in Ethiopia (National Day)
  • 13 Sep 1974 1st broadcast of Rockford Files on NBC-TV
  • 14 Sep 1974 Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter.
  • 15 Sep 1974 Market Square Arena in Indianapolis opens
  • 16 Sep 1974 BART begins regular transbay service
  • 17 Sep 1974 Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations.
  • 18 Sep 1974 Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.
  • 21 Sep 1974 US Mariner 10 makes 2nd fly-by of Mercury
  • 23 Sep 1974 Gypsy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • 24 Sep 1974 Al Kaline, Detroit Tiger, is 12th to get 3,000 hits
  • 28 Sep 1974 Live It Up Part 1 by Isley Brothers peaks at #52
  • 29 Sep 1974 5th NYC Marathon won by Norbert Sander in 2:26:30

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Movies

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The Shawshank Redemption

The Shawshank Redemption

Directed by: Frank Darabont

Starring: Tim Robbins, Morgan Freeman, Bob Gunton, William Sadler

Country: United States of America

Fight Club

Fight Club

Directed by: David Fincher

Starring: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton, Meat Loaf, Zach Grenier

Country: United States of America

American Beauty

American Beauty

Directed by: Sam Mendes

Starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, Thora Birch, Wes Bentley

Country: United States of America

Amadeus

Amadeus

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: F. Murray Abraham, Tom Hulce, Elizabeth Berridge, Roy Dotrice

Country: United States of America

Downfall

Downfall

Directed by: Oliver Hirschbiegel

Starring: Bruno Ganz, Alexandra Maria Lara, Ulrich Matthes, Juliane Köhler

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1974?
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The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

More Joy by Alex Comfort

More Joy

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The book that revolutionized America's thinking on sex is back to meet the needs of the '80s. Dr. Comfort has revised and updated his classic to provide current, caring advice plus important information on health risks of this decade.

Winter Kills by Richard Condon

Winter Kills

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In WINTER KILLS, Richard Condon probes one of the most significant events in America's 20th century: the assassination of a president.

The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney

The Wall Street Gang

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THE WALL STREET GANG, IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT IF YOU SCRAP TRADITIONAL APPROACHES TO THE MARKET AND ATTACK THE FINANCIAL CONSPIRACY WITH ITS OWN WEAPONS, YOU CAN BEAT STOCK