Tuesday 1 October 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
Female Trouble, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 October 1974 ?
- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Christian Borle: American actor singer and dancer.
- Keith Duffy: Irish singer-songwriter dancer and actor (Boyzone).
- Nick Graham: Australian rugby player.
- Mats Lindgren: NHL forward (Team Sweden Olympics - 1998, Edmonton).
- Sherri Saum: American actress.
- Daniele Bossari: Italian television presenter and radio host.
- Spyridon Marinatos: Greek archaeologist author and academic (d. 1974).
- Watergate cover-up trial opens in Washington DC
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- First Class - Beach Baby
- The Guess Who - Clap For The Wolfman
- Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night
- Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
- Cheech & Chong - Earache My Eye
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