Tuesday, April 21, 2009

It came from 1974

I thought it might be neat to see what else came out the same year as the original Dungeons & Dragons boxed set.

BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 1974
  • By the Light of the Green Star
  • Carrie
  • Centennial
  • The Forever War
  • The Forgotten Beasts of Eld
  • Jaws
  • A Midsummer Tempest
  • The Mote in God's Eye
  • Six Days of the Condor
  • Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
  • Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
COMICS THAT FIRST CAME OUT IN '74

  • Deadly Hands of Kung Fu
  • Marvel Two-In-On - probably my favoritest series ever
  • Métal Hurlant - which you may know by its English title, Heavy Metal
  • One-Man Army Corps - one of Kirby's greatest creations
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Star*Reach - Which I did not know existed until I started hitting wikipedia for this article
  • Savage Sword of Conan
  • Superman Family
A SELECTION OF TV SHOWS THAT PREMIERED IN '74

  • Chico and the Man
  • Good Times
  • Hong Kong Phooey
  • Kolchak: The Night Stalker
  • Land of the Lost
  • Little House on the Priairie
  • Nova
  • Planet of the Apes
  • Rhoda
  • The Rockford Files
  • Shazam!
  • The Six Million Dollar Man
SOME OF THE FILMS RELEASED IN 1974

  • Benji
  • Blazing Saddles
  • Caged Heat
  • Chinatown
  • Dark Star
  • F for Fake
  • The Godfather part II
  • Godzilla vs Mechagodzilla
  • The Golden Voyage of Sinbad
  • The Longest Yard
  • The Man with the Golden Gun
  • Murder on the Orient Express
  • The Street Fighter
  • Vampyres
  • Young Frankenstein
  • Zardoz
OTHER STUFF FIRST SEEN IN '74

  • HMS Alacrity, HMS Arrow, HMS Cardiff, HMS Coventry - all of which later saw action in the Falklands War
  • Bailey's Irish Creme
  • Intel 8080 microprocessor
  • the San Diego Chicken