Wednesday 17 July 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). 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.
Death Wish, directed by Michael Winner, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 17 July 1974 ?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
- Feast Day of St Cynllo
- Iraq - Ba'ath Revolution Day
- Laura Macdonald: Scottish jazz musician.
- Gordon Malone: American basketball player: forward, Timberwolves.
- Andrew Downton: Australian cricketer.
- Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean: Pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 63.
- 1st quadrophonic studio in the UK is open by Moody Blues
- Bob Gibson becomes 2nd pitcher to strike-out 3,000 (Cesar Geronimo)
- John Lennon is ordered to leave US in 60 days
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 Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - On And On
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Anne Murray - You Won't See Me
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- Olivia Newton-John - If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
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