Saturday 16 February 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kathy McCormack and Kimberly Dawn Whipany.
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.
On TV people were watching Bagpuss.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Tank.
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Which were the important events of 16 February 1974 ?
- Saint Juliana
- Saint Lucilla
- Remembrance of Lambertus
- Saint Jeremias
- Saints Daniel, Samuel and Elias
- Kyoto Protocol Day (2005)
- Lithuania - Independence Day (1918)
- Kathy McCormack: Ice hockey forward (Canada, Olympics - Silver - 1998).
- Kimberly Dawn Whipany: Oklahoma, United States -- Rocker (PC Quest-Can You See).
- Jevon Langford: defensive end (Cincinnati Bengals).
- Mahershalalhashbaz Ali: American actor.
- Johnny Tri Nguyen: Vietnamese-born American stuntman and martial artist.
- Gonzalo Caravano: Italian singer, a member of the sextet 'Neri per Caso' ("Blacks by chance") - an a cappella musical group.
- Mahershala Ali: American actor
- Luis Figueroa: Puerto Rican baseball player
- Fanis Katergiannakis: Greek footballer
- John Garand: Canadian-American engineer designed the M1 Garand rifle (d. 1974).
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
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- David Essex - Rock On
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