Wednesday 7 August 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jeff Buckey and Philippe De Rouville.
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.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1974 ?
- Jeff Buckey: Tackle (Miami Dolphins).
- Philippe De Rouville: Victoriaville -- NHL goalie (Pittsburgh Penguins).
- Sek Loso: Thai Singer.
- Andrejs Stolcers: Latvian footballer.
- Luca Calvani: Italian actor who was a model during his teen years, working with top names in the world of fashion, including Giorgio Armani.
- Actress Faye Dunaway weds Peter Wolf of J Geils Band
- Philippe Petit performs a high wire act between the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, 1,368 feet (417.0 metres) in the air.
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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