Sunday 27 January 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ole Einar Bj?rndalen and Ole Bjørndalen.
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.
On TV people were watching Carrie's War.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 27 January 1974 ?
- UN ? International Holocaust Memorial Day
- Germany ? Gedenktag fnr die Opfer des Nationalsozialismus (Commemoration Day for the Victims of National Socialism).
- Catholicism ? Catholic Schools Week.
- Poland ? Dzie? Pami?ci Ofiar Nazizmu (Memorial Day for the Victims of Nazism).
- Italy ? Giorno della Memoria (Memorial Day).
- Denmark ? Auschwitzdag (Auschwitz Day; commemoration day for the victims of the Holocaust and other genocide).
- Serbia ? St. Sava Day.
- United Kingdom ? Holocaust Memorial Day.
- Ole Einar Bj?rndalen: Nordic biathlete.
- Ole Bjørndalen: Norwegian biathlete, he won 13 medals at winter Olympics (record), among them 8 in gold.
- Andrei Pavel: Romanian tennis player and coach.
- Chaminda Vaas: Sri Lankan cricketer and coach.
- Lorelei opens at Palace Theater NYC for 320 performances
- The Brisbane River breaches its banks causing the largest flood to affect the city of Brisbane in the 20th Century
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
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