Sunday 2 June 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens.
In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits.
Thriller: A Cruel Picture, directed by Alex Fridolinski, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams 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 2 June 1974 ?
- Italy's Festa della Repubblica (Republic Day), which commemorates the birth of the Repubblica Italiana and the end of the monarchy.
- Shavuoth (Judaism) (2006).
- Xenia name day in Slovakia.
- The Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Saint Nicephorus' death - see also March 13.
- Raphaël Imbert: French jazz saxophonist, bandleader, composer and music teacher.
- Gata Kamsky: Russian-American chess player.
- Raiko Pachel: Estonian swimmer.
- Matt Serra: American mixed martial artist.
- Tammy Holmes: Berkeley, California -- Female outfielder (Colo Silver Bullets).
- Judy Rankin wins LPGA Baltimore Golf Classic
- Mali adopts constitution
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Joni Mitchell - Help Me
- Cat Stevens - Oh Very Young
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