Wednesday 4 December 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anke Huber in Bruchsal and Anke Huber.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas.
In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
The Towering Inferno, directed by John Guillermin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Münchner Geschichten.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 December 1974 ?
- Roman festivals - secret ceremonies in honor of Bona Dea
- R.C. Saints - Saint John of Damascus: optional memorial; also Saint Barbara
- Santerfa, Lukumf - Day of Shango
- International Hug Day. See Also: January 21st, National Hugging Day
- Navy Day in India
- Anke Huber in Bruchsal: Germany; tennis star (1996 finalist Australian).
- Anke Huber: German tennis player: WTA Tour.
- Tadahito Iguchi: Japanese baseball player.
- Lee Kinsolving: Actor (Explosive Generation), dies at 36.
- Dutch DC-8 charter crashes in Sri Lanka killing 191 Muslim pilgrims.
- Jean-Paul Sartre visits RAF leader Andreas Baader in prison.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Billy Swan - I Can Help
- The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- Al Green - Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
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