Tuesday 23 July 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tara Williams and Stephanie March.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Flesh Gordon, directed by Michael Benveniste, 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.
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Which were the important events of 23 July 1974 ?
- Egypt - Revolution Day (1952)
- St. Liborius
- Catholic - the feasts of at least 2 saints: St. Apollinaris
- Rastafari movement - Celebration of the birthday of Haile Selassie
- Roman Empire - Neptunalia held in honor of Neptune
- Libya - Revolution Day
- Papua New Guinea - Remembrance Day
- Tara Williams: WNBA guard (Phoenix Mercury).
- Stephanie March: American actress.
- Terry Glenn: American football player and coach.
- Maurice Greene: Kansas City, Kansas -- 100m runner.
- Kathryn Hahn: American actress and screenwriter.
- Mary Forbes: Actress (Nun-Les Miserables, Ivy), dies at 90.
- 45th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-2 at 3 Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh
- All star MVP: Steve Garvey (LA Dodgers)
- Greek military dictatorship collapses.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
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