Monday 21 January 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Orpheus Roye and Jerry Wunsch.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Carrie's War.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1974 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Orpheus Roye: defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Jerry Wunsch: tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Jerald Sowell: fullback (New York Jets).
- Malena Alterio: Argentinian-Spanish actress.
- Arthémon Hatungimana: Burundian runner.
- Rove McManus: Australian comedian television host and producer
- Alex Sperafico: Brazilian race car driver
- Gold hits record $161.31 / silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
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