Monday 7 October 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alexander Polinsky in San Francisco and Benjamin Oberman.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John.
In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
The Phantom of Liberty, directed by Luis Buuel, 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 Uchû senkan Yamato.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 October 1974 ?
- Alexander Polinsky in San Francisco: California, USA; actor (Adam - Charles in Charge).
- Benjamin Oberman: Denver, Colorado -- Pairs skater (with Naomi Grabow).
- Shannon MacMillan: Syosset, New York -- Soccer forward (1996 Olympics).
- Charlotte Nilsson: Swedish singer.
- Charlotte Perrelli: Swedish singer with the dance band "Wisez," participates in Swedish TV soap operas, winner of European Song Contest 1999.
- Allison Munn: American actress
- Rune Glifberg: Danish skateboarder
- Alexander Polinsky: American actor and singer
- German DR amends constitution
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- First Class - Beach Baby
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night
- Elton John - The Bitch Is Back
- Blue Swede - Never My Love
- Cheech & Chong - Earache My Eye
- Bad Company - Can't Get Enough
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