Saturday 3 August 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
The Way of the Dragon, directed by Bruce Lee, 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 3 August 1974 ?
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Gamaliel
- Equatorial Guinea - Armed Forces Day
- St. Nicodemus
- Niger - Independence Day
- St. Walthen
- Blaine Wilson: Columbus, Ohio -- Gymnast (1996 Olympics - 5th Place).
- Jenny Beck: Actress (Claire Carroll-Guns & Paradise).
- Almira Sessions: Actress (Okla Annie), dies at 85.
- Little Night Music closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
- Words & Music closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances
- Guitarist Jeff Baxter quits Steely Dan and joins Doobie Brothers.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
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