Friday 19 July 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vincent Spadea and Malcolm O'Kelly.
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.
On TV people were watching Soldier and Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 July 1974 ?
- According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
- St. Symmachus
- St. Machrina
- St. Arsenius
- Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
- Nicaragua - National Liberation Day
- Myanmar - Martyr's Day
- Malaysia - Birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Besar of Ng Sembilan
- Roman festivals - Lucaria
- Vincent Spadea: Chicago, Illinois -- Tennis star.
- Malcolm O'Kelly: Irish rugby union footballer.
- Rey Bucanero: Mexican professional wrestler.
- Francisco Copado: German footballer and manager.
- Josée Piché: Canadian ice dancer.
- Soyuz 14 lands
- Cleveland Indians' Dick Bosman no-hits Oakland Athletics, 4-0.
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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