Wednesday 7 August 1974
It was Wednesday, 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.
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.
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- Chico Benymon: American actor.
- Jeff Buckey: Tackle (Miami Dolphins).
- Philippe De Rouville: Victoriaville -- NHL goalie (Pittsburgh Penguins).
- Michael Shannon: American actor.
- 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. He spent his twenties in New York City, where he first studied acting with Ron Stetson then with Susan Batson. Among his American TV roles, he starred opposite Alan Cumming and Sarah Jessica Parker in the HBO series "Sex and the City" (2001), and as the villain Dante on CBS TV's daytime drama "As the World Turns". In Europe, he worked in theatre, TV and a Film, among the
- 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.
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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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