Monday 30 December 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John.
In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 30 December 1974 ?
- The sixth day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
- R.C. Saints - Pope Felix I (optional memorial)
- Philippines - Rizal Day
- Johanna Sallstrom: Swedish actress (d. 2007).
- G-Enka : Estonian rapper and producer (Toe Tag).
- Alexandro Nascimento: Brazilian footballer (d. 2012).
- S Jithesh: Indian cartoonist poet and critic.
- Johanna Sällström: Swedish actress (d. 2007).
- Beatles are legally disbanded (4 years after suit was brought)
- Japanese soldier Teruo Nakamura surrenders on the Indonesian island of Morota, 34 years after beginning service in World War II
- Rubik's Cube puzzle invented by Hungarian architecture professor Ernő Rubik.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Barry White - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Paul McCartney - Junior's Farm
- Ringo Starr - Only You
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?