Friday 6 December 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas.
In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
The Godfather: Part II, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1974 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Stéphane Augé: French former road racing cyclist, who is currently a sporting director for UCI Professional Continental team Cofidis.
- Arjan Ebbinge: soccer player (FC Groningen).
- Jens Pulver: American mixed martial artist and boxer.
- Nick Stajduhar: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Delphine Combe: French sprinter, who won a bronze medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics and a gold medal in the same event at the 2002 European Championships in Athletics.
- George Harrison releases Ding Dong, Ding Dong
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Billy Swan - I Can Help
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
- Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- Al Green - Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 6 December 1974 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?