Tuesday 5 November 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits.
Lenny, directed by Bob Fosse, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 November 1974 ?
- R.C. Saints - November 5th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Bertilia
- St. Laetus
- Pope Zachary
- St. Sylvia
- St. Magnus
- St. Galation
- St. Fibitius
- St. Felix and Eusebius
- St. Elizabeth
- St. Dominator
- Ancient Latvia - the festival Katrina
- United Kingdom and New Zealand - Guy Fawkes night (also called Bonfire night; or Fireworks night): Failure of the Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament in 1605 is celebrated with bonfires and fireworks.
- St. Domninus
- Conrad Hamilton: Cornerback (New York Giants).
- Dado Prso: Croatian footballer.
- Ryan Adams: American musician.
- Angela Gossow: German singer-songwriter (Arch Enemy).
- Dado Pršo: Croatian footballer and coach.
- Jerry Stackhouse: NBA guard / forward (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers)
- Stafford Repp: American actor (Born 1918).
- Dmitri Sjotakovitch completes Michelangelo-liederen
- Ella Grasso (Ct) elected 1st woman US gov not related to previous gov
- Walter E Washington becomes first elected mayor of Washington DC.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- Carole King - Jazzman
- John Lennon - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
- America - Tin Man
- John Denver - Back Home Again
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Elton John - The Bitch Is Back
- Reunion - Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)
- Gordon Lightfoot - Carefree Highway
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