Tuesday 26 February 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of February people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.
In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1974 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Ron Fox: Soccer player (Willem II).
- Sébastien Loeb: French racer who won, with his co-driver, the World Rally Championships for five consecutive years from 2004.
- Sebastien Loeb: French rally driver.
- Gold hits record US$188 an ounce in Paris, France. Silver peaks at US$6.70 per ounce.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- David Essex - Rock On
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Cher - Dark Lady
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
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