Monday 23 December 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Angie Baby by Helen Reddy.
In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Black Christmas, directed by Bob Clark, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller 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 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 23 December 1974 ?
- Festivus (from sitcom Seinfeld)
- Oaxaca - Night of the Radishes
- Secular humanism (American) - HumanLight observed
- R.C. Saints - John Cantius ; Thorlac Thorhallsson, patron saint of Iceland
- Sweden - Birthday of Queen Silvia, an official flag day
- Japan - The Emperor's Birthday - Birthday of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan
- Roman festivals - Larentalia, a festival in honor of Larenta
- Ancient Latvia - Ziemassvetki held
- Agustín Delgado: Ecuadorian footballer and politician.
- Mieszko Talarczyk: Polish-Swedish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Nasum and Genocide Superstars) (d. 2004).
- Agustin Delgado: Ecuadorian footballer.
- Good News opens at St. James Theater NYC for 16 performances
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Paul McCartney - Junior's Farm
- Ringo Starr - Only You
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
- Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle
- The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?