Tuesday 8 January 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band.
In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 8 January 1974 ?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Maria Matsouka: Greek politician.
- Brian Roberson: wide receiver (New York Giants).
- Arjan Blaauw: Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen).
- Loch Ness Monster photographed
- Silver hits record US$3.40 an ounce in New York.
- Gold hits record US$126.50 an ounce in London, England.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
- Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
- Paul McCartney - Helen Wheels
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
Top #10 songs in the UK
- Mud - Lonely This Christmas
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
- The Rubettes - Juke Box Jive
- Gary Glitter - Oh Yes You're Beautiful
- Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
- The New Seekers - You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me
- Leo Sayer - The Show Must Go On
- Wizzard - I Wish It Could Be Christmas Every Day
- Alvin Stardust - My Coo-Ca-Choo
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?