Tuesday 24 September 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kiwane Garris and Matt McKeon.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim.
In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Microbes and Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 24 September 1974 ?
- Kiwane Garris: NBA guard (Denver Nuggets).
- Matt McKeon: Florissant, Missouri -- Soccer midfielder (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jackie Sandler: Movie Actress.
- John McDonald: American baseball player.
- Al Kaline, Detroit Tiger, is 12th to get 3,000 hits
- Clarence Jones of Kintetsu Buffaloes hits his 38th HR, 1st American to win a Japanese HR title
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- First Class - Beach Baby
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- The Guess Who - Clap For The Wolfman
- Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
- Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
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