Saturday 26 January 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Deep Throat Part II, directed by Joe Sarno, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene 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 months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1974 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
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- Bülent Ecevit, of CHP forms the new government of Turkey (37th government, partner MSP )
- Fire breaks out in the Joelma Building in São Paulo, Brazil 177 die, 293 are injured, 11 die later of their injuries.
- Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, was declared as a Federal Territory.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?