Work begins on the 800 mile long Alaska Oil pipeline. The estimate of the worlds population reaches 4 billion. World wide inflation drives up the cost of fuel, food and manufacturing dramatically. And, the first computer watch sells for 295$.
Popular TV Programmes
1. Blazing Saddles Warner Bros.
2. The Towering Inferno 20th Century Fox / Warner Bros.
3. The Trial of Billy Jack Warner Bros.
4. Young Frankenstein 20th Century Fox
5. Earthquake Universal Pictures
6. The Taking of Pelham One Two Three United Artists
7. The Godfather Part II Paramount Pictures
8. Airport 1975 Universal Pictures
9. The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams Sunn Classic Pictures
10. The Longest Yard Paramount Pictures
An added bonus: Top Books published in 1974
Stephen King – Carrie
Robert Ludlum – The Cry of the Halidon
Sidney Sheldon – The Other Side of Midnight