Monday 5 August 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frankie Hejduk and Jamie Lynn Bolding.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack.
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 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Spasim.
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Which were the important events of 5 August 1974 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
- Frankie Hejduk: La Mesa, California -- Soccer defender (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jamie Lynn Bolding: Lakeland, Florida -- Miss America - Florida (1997).
- Jason Shelley: WLAF wide receiver (Frankfurt Galaxy).
- Manuel Greil: German footballer.
- Kajol : Indian film actress.
- Alvin Ceccoli: Australian soccer player
- Julio Enciso: Paraguayan footballer
- Olle Kullinger: Swedish footballer
- Antoine Sibierski: French footballer
- Joan Jett forms her rock group Runaways
- President Nixon admits he withheld information about Watergate break-in
- Vietnam War: the U.S. Congress places a $1 billion dollar limit on military aid to South Vietnam.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- ABBA - Waterloo
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
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