Thursday 14 February 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand.
In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Burr by Gore Vidal 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 months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 14 February 1974 ?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
- Western World - Valentine's Day.
- Iraq - 'Communist Martyrs Day' celebrated by Iraqi Communist Party.
- Europe/Catholicism - Feast day of Saints Cyril and Methodius, patron saints of Europe.
- Saint Abraham (d. 422)
- Saint Valentine (d. 422).
- Michael Lowery: NFL linebacker (Chicago Bears).
- Rob Jahrling: Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
- Matt Redman: Rock Singer.
- Filippa Giordano: Italian-Mexican singer.
- Valentina Vezzali: Italian fencer, winner of the Olymic Gold Medal in 2000 and in 2004.
- Philippe Leonard: Belgian footballer
- Stewie Dempster: New Zealand cricketer and coach (d. 1974).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
- David Essex - Rock On
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 14 February 1974 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?