Tuesday 30 July 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sandra Diaz-Twine American winner of Survivor and Hilary Swank.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Flesh Gordon, directed by Michael Benveniste, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Rebound.
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1974 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Sandra Diaz-Twine American winner of Survivor: Pearl Islands and Survivor: Heroes vs.
- Hilary Swank: American actress who by age 29 won two Oscars for Best Actress.
- Radostin Kishishev: Bulgarian footballer and manager.
- Jason Robinson: English rugby player and coach.
- Lev Konstantinovich Knipper: Composer, dies at 75.
- House Judiciary Committee votes on 3rd and last charge of high crimes and misdemeanors to impeach President Nixon in the Watergate cover-up
- US House of Representatives recommends three articles of impeachment of President Richard Nixon.
- Watergate Scandal: U.S. President Richard M. Nixon releases subpoenaed White House recordings after being ordered to do so by the United States Supreme Court.
- Six Royal Canadian Army Cadets are killed and fifty-four are injured in an accidental grenade blast at CFB Valcartier Cadet Camp.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
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