1974

  • 1974.0000 APEN cassettes

     

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    APEN cassettes
    During 1974, several British UFO researchers receive cassettes purportedly from a group calling itself Aerial Phenomena Enquiry Network (“APEN”).

     

     

     

  • 1974.0000 Interstellar travel bibliography

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    During 1974, the first part of a bibliographyof interstellar travel and communication by Eugene Mallove and Robert Forward published.

     

     

     

  • 1974.0123 Berwyn Mountains incident

     

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    Berwyn Mountains incident
    The alleged incident on Cader Bronwen, a peak in the Berwyn Mountains, near the village of Llandrillo, Clwyd, Wales occurred on 23 January 1974.

     

     

     

  • 1974.0221 French Minister interview

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    On 21 February 1974, the French Minister of Defense, Monsieur Robert Galley, was interviewed on radio by Jean-Claude Bourret.

     

     

     

  • 1974.0517 Air Force college paper

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    A research paper entitled “Should The Air Force Reopen Project Blue Book?” submitted to the Air and Staff College of the Air (Force) University by Major William E Brummett USAF and Captain Ernest R Zuick, Jr on 17th May 1974

     

     

     

  • 1974.0823 John Lennon sighting

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    On 23 August 1974, there was an alleged UFO sighting by John Lennon, former member of the Beatles, in a penthouse flat overlooking New York City.

     

     

     

  • 1974.1025 Higdon elk-hunting incident

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    On 25 October 1974, there was an alleged contact incident involving E Carl Higdon while elk-hunting on the north boundary of the Medicine Bow National Forest, Rawlins, Wyoming.

    This incident is Case 64 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 45 of the books covered by that article. 

     

  • 1974.1027 Day family abduction

     

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    Day family abduction
    On 27 October 1974, John and Susan Day (sometimes referred to by the pseudonym “Avis”), and their 3 children, are allegedly abducted whilst driving to their home in the village of Aveley (commonly referred to the as “the Aveley abduction”, the “Day family abduction” or “the Avis family abduction”).

    This incident is Case 42 in Isaac Koi's "Top 100" article,  since it was referred to in 58 of the books covered by that article.

     

     

  • 1974.1109 Carbondale "crash"

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    On 9 November 1974, Several teenage boys claim to have witnessed a UFO crash into a coal mining silt pond near Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

     

     

     

  • 1974.1116 M13 interstellar message

     

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    M13 interstellar message
    On 16 November 1974 there was the first deliberate attempt to send an interstellar message using a radio telescope to transmit a signal to outside our solar system, using the Arecibo radio telescope to beam a message towards the globular star cluster M13 (Messier 13).

     

     

     

  • 1974.1200 Betty Hill "star map" article

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    An article entitled “The Zeta Reticula Incident” by Terence Dickinson appeared in the December 1974 issue of Astronomy magazine. The article discusses work by Ohio schooltecher Marjorie Fish regarding the “star map” described by Betty Hill following her alleged abduction (having previously been discussed by Marjorie Fish in her article in Pursuit magazine (January 1974) and at the 1974 MUFON symposium).

     

     

     

  • 1974.1215 NBC's “UFOs: Do You Believe?”

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    On 15 December 1974, NBC network broadcasts “UFOs: Do You Believe?”

     

     

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