Thursday 28 February 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Katie Allen and Michael Manasseri.
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 Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 February 1974 ?
- Blessed Antonia of Florence (d. 1472)
- Saint Silvana
- Saint Rufinus
- Saint Oswald (d. 992)
- Bah�'f Faith - Day 3 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Saint Romanus (died 463)
- Katie Allen: Australian field hockey full back / half back (1996 Olympics).
- Michael Manasseri: Actor (License to Drive).
- Michael Swift: WLAF cornerback (Rhein Fire).
- Kevin Abrams: cornerback (Detroit Lions).
- Lee Carsley: British-Irish footballer and manager.
- Moana Mackey: New Zealand biologist and politician
- Tangi Miller: American actress and dancer
- Alexander Zickler: German footballer
- Taiwan police shoots into crowd
- US and Egypt re-establish diplomatic relations after seven years.
- Ethiopian government of Makonnen forms.
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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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