Sunday 11 August 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hadiqa Kiyani and Affion Crockett.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack.
In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees 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 Qwak! or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 August 1974 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Hadiqa Kiyani: Pakistani singer.
- Affion Crockett: Comedian.
- Marie-France Dubreuil: Canadian figure skater.
- Anju Jain: Indian cricketer and coach.
- Kira Kener: American pornographic actress.
- Chris Messina: American actor and producer
- Landau Murphy: Jr. American singer
- Audrey Mestre: French biologist and diver (d. 2002)
- 56th PGA Championship: Lee Trevino shoots a 276 at Tanglewood, North Carolina
- Coup in East-Timor under UDT
- Head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey).
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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