Wednesday 25 December 1974
It was Wednesday, 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.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, 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 ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 25 December 1974 ?
- Christmas Day is a Christian holiday on this day celebrating the Nativity of Jesus. It is a public holiday in many countries, including almost everywhere in the Americas, most European nations, the Philippines and most of Oceania, some African countries, the Commonwealth of Nations, and various other countries and regions. Many non-Christians, including non-theists, celebrate secular aspects of the holiday, such as decorating Christmas trees and exchanging gifts with family and friends. Some
- Pakistan - Quaid's Day is celebrated as a national holiday in Pakistan in honour of the birth of Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
- British Isles - a quarter day in England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. (but not in Scotland)
- Roman festivals - (re)birth of Sol Invictus, the winter solstice feast in the Roman Empire since 274.
- Jake Manley: TV Actor.
- Grayson Shillingford: NFL wide receiver (Seattle Seahawks).
- Chris Naeole: guard (New Orleans Saints).
- Heriberto Lazcano: Mexican drug lord (d. 2012).
- Nagma: Indian actress.
- Fabien Lagarde: French horse racing owner, trainer and jockey.
- Cyclone Tracy devastates Darwin, Northern Territory Australia.
- Marshall Fields drives a vehicle through the gates of the White House, resulting in a four-hour standoff.
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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
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 25 December 1974 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?