On This Day

Events in Film & Television in December 1974

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Dec 5 Final episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC TV

Comedian and Actor Michael Palin
Comedian and Actor
Michael Palin
Actor, Comedian John Cleese
Actor, Comedian
John Cleese

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Dec 14 Disaster film "The Towering Inferno" is released, starring Steve McQueen and Paul Newman

Actor Steve McQueen
Actor
Steve McQueen
Actor and Entrepreneur Paul Newman
Actor and Entrepreneur
Paul Newman

Film release premierFilm Premier

Dec 19 "The Man with the Golden Gun", 9th James Bond film, starring Roger Moore, Britt Ekland and Christopher Lee, premieres in London

Film release premierFilm Release

Dec 20 "The Godfather Part II", directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1975)

  • Dec 27 Dear Abby show ends run on CBS radio after 11 years