Thursday 14 November 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of November people in US were listening to Whatever Gets You Thru The Night by John Lennon.
In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
Earthquake, directed by Mark Robson, 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.
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Which were the important events of 14 November 1974 ?
- India - Birthday of Jawaharlal Nehru: Children's Day
- United States - National Children's Book Week begins
- Roman festivals - Equorum Probatio
- Chip Gaines: Reality Star.
- Matt Cedeno: Cuban-American actor.
- Matt Cedeño: American model and actor.
- Adina Howard: American singer-songwriter and chef.
- David Moscow: American actor and producer.
- Joe Principe: American singer and bass player (Rise Against and 88 Fingers Louie)
- Adam Walsh: American homicide victim, kidnapped and murdered by a pedophile. On 7/27/1982, the six-year-old Adam accompanied his mother, Reve, to a mall in Hollywood, Florida. While she did her shopping, Adam was left alone in the toy department for a brief time. When Reve returned, he was gone. Although the police were called immediately, they could find no trace of the little boy, and for the next 16 days, the investigation continued without any luck. On 8/12/1982, Adam’s severed head was found in a drain
- Johnny Mack Brown: Actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Lennon - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- America - Tin Man
- John Denver - Back Home Again
- Billy Swan - I Can Help
- Neil Diamond - Longfellow Serenade
- Reunion - Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)
- Carl Carlton - Everlasting Love
- Gordon Lightfoot - Carefree Highway
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