Monday 4 February 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury 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 4 February 1974 ?
- Saint Veronica, patron saint of photographers
- Ancient Latvia - Biezputras Diena observed.
- Independence Day in Sri Lanka (1948).
- Angolan Anniversary of the Outbreak of Armed Struggle against Portuguese Colonialism.
- Saint Gilbert (d. 1189)
- Saint John Hector de Britto
- Saint Rembert of Torhout
- Eric Townsend: American musician and record producer.
- Brandon Convery in Kingston: Ontario, Canada; NHL center (Toronto Maple Leafs).
- Chris Ward: defensive end (Baltimore Ravens).
- Mijntje Donners: Dutch hockey international.
- Urmila Matondkar: Indian actress.
- Benzine rationing ends in the Netherlands
- Gas rationing ends in the Netherlands
- Patricia Hearst (19) kidnapped by Symbionese Liberation Army
- Patty Hearst, the 19-year-old daughter of newspaper publisher Randolph Hearst, is kidnapped from her apartment in Berkeley, California.
- M62 coach bombing: The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) explodes a bomb on a bus carrying off-duty British Armed Forces personnel in Yorkshire, England. Nine soldiers and three civilians are killed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
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