Sunday 13 January 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sergei Brylin in Moscow and Matt Lepsis.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers 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 Centennial by James A. Michener was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Divlje godine.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 January 1974 ?
- In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).
- Sergei Brylin in Moscow: Russia; NHL center (New Jersey Devils).
- Matt Lepsis: NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl XXXII).
- Sergei Brylin: Russian ice hockey player and coach.
- Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston, Texas; Most Valuable Player: Larry Csonka, running back.
- Seraphim is elected Archbishop of Athens and All Greece.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
- Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Paul McCartney - Helen Wheels
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