Saturday 22 June 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Wetges and Nicole Juvan.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods.
In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, 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 Van Oekel's Discohoek.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 June 1974 ?
- Mark Wetges: Walnut Creek, California -- Field hockey midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- Nicole Juvan: Essex Junction, Vermont -- Miss America - Vermont (1997).
- Donald Faison: American actor.
- Vijay Chandrasekhar: Movie Actor.
- Vijay : Indian actor singer and producer.
- Belinda Panelo: American-Filipino model and actress
- Darius Milhaud: French composer who, throughout the '20s, helped overturn traditional ideas about music.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- Olivia Newton-John - If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Kool & The Gang - Hollywood Swinging
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
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