Friday 13 September 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Shot The Sheriff by Eric Clapton.
In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 September 1974 ?
- 1999 - Lunar nuclear waste dump explodes, sending the Moon hurtling into deep space in Space: 1999
- RC Saints - St John Chrysostom
- Roman festivals - epulum Iovis: banquet of Jupiter, on the ides during the Ludi Romani
- 2000 - Second Impact in Neon Genesis Evangelion
- Also see September 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Eric Lapointe: Canadian football player.
- Keith Murray: American rapper.
- Travis Knight: American basketball player: center, Celtics.
- Laura Politano: Italian homicide: she and her husband Michele killed their baby in a Satanic ritual to rid her of possession by the devil on 9/12/1994.
- Stephen Lawrence: British victim of a hate crime; beaten to death at a bus stop for no apparent reason other than because he was black.
- 1st broadcast of Rockford Files on NBC-TV
- Phillies set NL record, using 27 players in a game, St. Louis uses 24, tying record of 51. Phils win 7-3 in 17
- Japanese Red Army members seize the French Embassy in The Hague, Netherlands.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff
- Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
- Donny and Marie Osmond - I'm Leaving It (All) Up To You
- The Guess Who - Clap For The Wolfman
- Helen Reddy - You And Me Against The World
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