Sunday 14 July 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gilles Bosquet and Erick Dampier.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Soldier and Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Tank.
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Which were the important events of 14 July 1974 ?
- Sweden - Birthday of Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden, an official flag day
- France and all French dependencies - Bastille Day
- Kiribati - Independence Day, 3rd day, not a holiday
- Gilles Bosquet: French rowing champion, the winner of a Silver Medal in four-man coxless rowing at the Atlanta Olympics along with D. Fauche, O. Moncelet and B. Vecten on 7/27/1996.
- Erick Dampier: American basketball player: center, Warriors.
- Hafida Gadi: French athlete, specializing in the Women's Marathon.
- David Mitchell: English comedian and actor.
- Pavlina Nola: Bulgarian-New Zealand tennis player.
- Billy Martin is 1st AL manager ejected by ump from 2 games in 1 day
- Bundy victims Janice Ott and Denise Naslund disappear, Lk Sammamish, Washington
- Sharon Miller wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
- Janice Ott and Denise Naslund disappear from Lake Sammamish, Washington (Ted Bundy victms).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - On And On
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- Anne Murray - You Won't See Me
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
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