Thursday 26 September 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1974 ?
- Alison Davies: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Gary Hall Jr: United States -- 50m / 100m / 400m free relay (1996 Olympics - Gold / 2 Silver Medals).
- Katie Kauffman: West Lawn, Pennsylvania -- Field hockey midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- Boris Cepeda: German-Ecuadorian pianist and diplomat.
- Martin Müürsepp: Estonian basketball player and coach.
- Martin Muursepp: Estonian-American basketball player; forward, Mavericks.
- Gary Hall: American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympics and won ten Olympic medals (five gold, three silver, two bronze). He is a former world record-holder in two relay events. Hall is well known for his "pro-wrestling like" antics before a competition; frequently strutting onto the pool deck in boxing shorts and robe, shadow boxing and flexing for the audience.
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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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