Saturday 28 September 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include John Light and Alberto Angelini.
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.
Female Trouble, directed by John Waters, 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 No, Honestly.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 September 1974 ?
- Feast day of the following RC Saints Leoba
- St. Wenceslas
- French Republican Calendar - Carotte (Carrot) Day, seventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Taiwan - Teacher's Day (Confucius' birthday)
- Czech Republic - Czech Statehood Day
- Also see September 28 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lorenzo Ruiz
- John Light: English actor.
- Alberto Angelini: Italian athlete, a member of the Italian Men's Polo Team who won a Bronze medal at the Atlanta Olympics 7/28/1996.
- Marco Di Loreto: Italian footballer and manager.
- Mariya Kiselyova: Russian swimmer.
- Joonas Kolkka: Finnish footballer and coach.
- Shane Webcke: Australian rugby player and coach
- Raymond Largay: Actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88.
- Live It Up Part 1 by Isley Brothers peaks at #52
- Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim peaks at #1
- 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy
- John Lennon appears as guest dj on WNEW-FM (NYC)
- Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople
- California Angels' Nolan Ryan third no-hitter, beats Minnesota Twins, 4-0.
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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