Wednesday 28 August 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Smith and Johan Andersson.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka.
In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits.
Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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.
On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1974 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Mark Smith: Defensive end (Arizona Cardinals).
- Johan Andersson: Swedish game designer and programmer.
- Takahito Eguchi: Japanese pianist and composer.
- Carsten Jancker: German footballer and manager.
- Jen Kirkman: American comedian actress and screenwriter.
- Kaori Mizuhashi: Japanese voice actress
- Soyuz 15 returns to Earth.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Donny and Marie Osmond - I'm Leaving It (All) Up To You
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
- Helen Reddy - You And Me Against The World
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