Tuesday 5 March 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.
In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 5 March 1974 ?
- St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
- Saint Theophile (d. 195)
- Saint Olivia (d. 308)
- Saint Gerarda
- Learn from Lei Feng Day in China.
- Feast of St. Kieran, patron of the Diocese of Ossory, in Irish calendar.
- Approximate beginning of month of j?ngzhT in Chinese calendar.
- Saint Adrian (died 308)
- Brad Schumacher: United States -- 400m / 800m freesytyle (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Hans Bond: Dutch soccer player (FC Volendam).
- Larbi Benboudaoud: French judoka, who won the silver medal in the half lightweight (– 66 kg) division at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
- Barbara Schöneberger: Barbara Schöneberger is a German actress, singer, and TV host.
- Kevin Connolly: Actor (Beverly Hillbillies, Rocky V, Angus).
- Matt Lucas: English comedian
- Eva Mendes: American actress
- Jens Jeremies: German footballer
- Jill Ritchie: American actress
- Candide opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 740 performances
- Ralph Stewart failed in 2nd Islander penalty shot
- Yom Kippur War: Israeli forces withdraw from the west bank of the Suez Canal.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- David Essex - Rock On
- Cher - Dark Lady
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Carly Simon - Mockingbird
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
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