Tuesday 6 August 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1974 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Adrian Voinea: Focsani, Romania -- Tennis star (1995 Malta).
- Nelson Vargas: Holoyoke, Massachusetts -- Soccer forward (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Bobby Petta: Soccer player (Feyenoord, RKC).
- Luis Vizcaíno: Dominican baseball player.
- Luis Vizcaino: Dominican baseball player.
- Alvin Williams: American basketball player and coach
- Ever Carradine: American actor and member of noted family, she is the daughter of Robert Carradine and niece of film and TV actors David and Keith Carradine
- Gene Ammons: American jazz saxophonist (Born 1925).
- 6th time Phils get just 1 assist in game; no other team did it twice
- Explosion and fire destory Great Northern railroad yard in Wenatchee, Washington.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- ABBA - Waterloo
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
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