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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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A Woman Under the Influence

A Woman Under the Influence

Release year: 1974

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Starring: Gena Rowlands, Peter Falk, Fred Draper, Lady Rowlands

Country: United States of America

Paper Moon

Paper Moon

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Tatum O'Neal, Madeline Kahn, John Hillerman

Country: United States of America

The Phantom of Liberty

The Phantom of Liberty

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Luis Buñuel

Starring: Jean-Claude Brialy, Adolfo Celi, Michel Piccoli, Monica Vitti

Country: United States of America

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Joseph Sargent

Starring: Walter Matthau, Robert Shaw, Martin Balsam, Hector Elizondo

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in September 1974?
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The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin

The Woman He Loved

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Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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.

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

The House Of A Thousand Lanterns by Victoria Holt

The House Of A Thousand Lanterns

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Her fascination with Chinese art and her marriage to an older man lead Jane Lindsay to Hong Kong and the treasure-laden House of a Thousand Lanterns

Cashelmara by Susan Howatch

Cashelmara

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The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.