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It's about half the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 74 is 0.507 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 1.97 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
Astronomers and other scientists have confirmed the presence of 146 moons orbiting the major planets of our Solar System. About one third of those moons — 53 — are in orbit around the planet Saturn
It's about two-fifths the number of John Wayne films.
In other words, 74 is 0.416 times the count of John Wayne films, and the count of John Wayne films is 2.4 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
Known for his distinctive voice and walk, Oscar-winning Western actor John Wayne appeared in 178 films between 1926 and 1976. He was said to have the lead role in 142 of those films.
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.38 times 74.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about one-third the number of Bones in the Human Body.
In other words, 74 is 0.359 times the count of Bones in the Human Body, and the count of Bones in the Human Body is 2.79 times that amount.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
The adult human body contains 206 bones. A newborn's body contains more bones — 270 — with unfused bone segments in the legs, arms, head, and face.
It's about one-fourth the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address.
In other words, 74 is 0.272 times the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address, and the count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is 3.68 times that amount.
(Bliss text)
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about one-fourth the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States.
In other words, 74 is 0.268 times the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States, and the count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is 3.73 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
Nicknamed "America's pastime," there are 276 professional baseball teams in the United States (across all levels of play). Major League Baseball — the league with the highest level of professional play — drew more than 74 million spectators at gmes in 2013.
It's about one-fourth the number of Beatles Songs.
In other words, 74 is 0.239 times the count of Beatles Songs, and the count of Beatles Songs is 4.18 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
On a total of 58 albums, the Beatles recorded 309 songs during their performing career (with three of the songs released only on post-breakup Anthology albums after 1970). Of their catalog, a total of thirteen songs were number-one chart hits in both the US and the UK.