Saturday 9 February 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Orlando Bobo and Lorena Bianchetti.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carrie's War.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
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Which were the important events of 9 February 1974 ?
- Saint Apollonia, patron saint of dentists and dental technicians
- Saint Ansbert of Rouen
- Saint Maroon's Day - Lebanon
- Orlando Bobo: guard (Minnesota Vikings).
- Lorena Bianchetti: Italian television presenter, journalist, actress and author.
- Guy-Manuel De Homem Christo: DJ.
- Erra Fazira: Malaysian actress and beauty queen.
- Brad Maynard: punter (New York Giants).
- Cees de Lange: Dutch conferencier, dies at age 60.
- Daddy What If by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
- US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
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