Wednesday 27 February 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Dishman and Julie Andrieu.
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.
On TV people were watching Nova.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Gran Trak 10.
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Which were the important events of 27 February 1974 ?
- International Polar Bear Day.
- Saint Antigone
- Saint Leander
- First day of Maslenitsa in Russia (2006)
- Saint Honorine
- Dominican Republic - National Day.
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 2 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Roman Empire - Equirria, horse races in honour of the pagan war god Mars were held.
- Saint Gabriel of the Mother of Sorrows
- Chris Dishman: guard (Arizona Cardinals).
- Julie Andrieu: French radio and television host.
- Colin Edwards: American motorcycle racer.
- Carte Goodwin: American politician, junior senator of West Virginia.
- Movlud Miraliyev: Uzbekistani-Azerbaijani martial artist.
- Pat Brady: Toledo Ohio, actor (Roy Rodgers Show), dies at 59.
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- People magazine is published for the first time, in the USA.
- Pat Brady of Toledo, Ohio, actor (Roy Rogers Show), dies at age 59.
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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