Wednesday 25 September 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Brigette Wilson and Igor Bogdanovic.
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.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, directed by Joseph Sargent, 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 Elimination or Rebound.
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- Also see September 25 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Virgin of Fuencisla; Saint Finbarr
- Mozambique - Armed Forces Day
- French Republican Calendar - Colchique (Crocus) Day, fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Brigette Wilson: Actress (Mortal Kombat, Billy Madison, Save by Bell).
- Igor Bogdanovic: Serbian footballer.
- Tye Harvey: American pole vaulter.
- Bente Elin Lille?kseth: Norwegian politician.
- Victor Pacheco: Colombian footballer.
- Javier Rosas Sierra: Mexican athlete
- Olivier Dacourt: French footballer (1992-2010) and French international (2001-2004), best known for his spells at Leeds United, AS Roma and Internazionale.
- Bill Bowler: Canadian ice hockey player and coach
- Richie Edwards: English singer-songwriter and guitarist (Stone Gods The Darkness and Onion Trump)
- John Granville: American scholar and diplomat (d. 2008)
- Paul Hurst: English footballer and manager
- Daniel Kessler: English-American singer and guitarist (Interpol)
- Frank Leder: German fashion designer
- Robbie Mears: Australian rugby player and coach
- Eric Moss: American football player
- Joel Prpic: Canadian ice hockey player
- Javier Rosas: Mexican triathlete
- Kemel Thompson: Jamaican hurdler
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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