Monday 14 October 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Williams and Viktor Rothlin.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston.
In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits.
Airport 1975, directed by Jack Smight, 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.
On TV people were watching Weekend.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
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- Also see October 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Navet (Turnip) Day, twenty-third day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Teachers' Day, or National Education Day in Poland
- World Standards Day (from ISO, IEC, ITU)
- RC Saints - Pope Callistus I
- World Organ Donation Day
- Kim Williams: WNBA guard (Utah Starzz).
- Viktor Rothlin: Swiss marathoner.
- Samuel: Brazilian footballer.
- Natalie Maines: American singer-songwriter and activist who achieved success as the lead vocalist for the female alternative country band the Dixie Chicks.
- Joseph Utsler: American musician.
- Jessica Drake: American porn actress and director
- Samuel da Silva Vieira: Brazilian footballer
- Viktor Röthlin: Swiss runner
- Shaggy Dope: American rapper producer wrestler and actor (Insane Clown Posse Psychopathic Rydas and Dark Lotus)
- Tümer Metin: Turkish footballer
- 8th Country Music Association Award: Charlie Rich
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Carole King - Jazzman
- Elton John - The Bitch Is Back
- Blue Swede - Never My Love
- Bad Company - Can't Get Enough
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)
- The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason
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