Tuesday 17 September 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of September people in US were listening to Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White.
In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 17 September 1974 ?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
- Angola - National Heroes' Day
- Jennifer Williams: Reality Star.
- Bas Leferink: Soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles).
- Jason Hewitt: Australian baseball infielder (1996 Olympics).
- Mirah : American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Microphones).
- DJ Babu: American DJ and producer (Beat Junkies and Dilated Peoples).
- Tormod Granheim: Norwegian skier and explorer
- Austin John: American actor and martial artist
- Rasheed Wallace: American basketball player, an NBA center/forward who played with the Washington Bullets (1995–1996), Portland Trail Blazers (1996–2004), Atlanta Hawks (2004), Detroit Pistons (2004–2009), and the Boston Celtics (2009–2010).
- Bangladesh, Grenada and Guinea-Bissau join the United Nations.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff
- Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
- The Guess Who - Clap For The Wolfman
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
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