Tuesday 29 October 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to You Haven't Done Nothin' by Stevie Wonder.
In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits.
Phantom of the Paradise, directed by Brian De Palma, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 October 1974 ?
- St. Terence of Metz
- Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
- Anglican Church - James Hannington
- St. Zenobius
- St. Theodore
- St. Bond
- Saint Colman of Kilmacduagh
- St. Maximillian
- St. Donatus of Corfu
- St. Anne
- St. Abraham of Rostov
- R.C. Saints - October 29th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Saint Narcissus of Jerusalem, Diwali in 1989.
- Douai Martyrs
- St. Elfleda
- St. Hyacinth
- St. Ida of Leeuw
- St. John of Autun
- Mike Crawford: Linebacker (Miami Dolphins).
- R A Dickey: Nashville, Tennessee -- Baseball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Renata Hornofova: Miss Universe - Czech Republic (1996).
- Michael Vaughan: English cricketer who represented Yorkshire and England.
- RA Dickey: Baseball Player.
- Yenny Wahid: Indonesian activist and politician
- Victor E van Vriesland: Poet (Mirror of Dutch Poetry), dies at 82.
- Law bans discrimination of sex or marital status in credit application
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- Carole King - Jazzman
- Elton John - The Bitch Is Back
- Bad Company - Can't Get Enough
- John Lennon - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)
- Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
- Mac Davis - Stop And Smell The Roses
- America - Tin Man
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