Monday 30 September 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eli Cottonwood and Ashley Hamilton.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to I Honestly Love You by Olivia Newton-John.
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 Uchû senkan Yamato.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
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Which were the important events of 30 September 1974 ?
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Agricultural Reform (Nationalization) Day
- September 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Translation Day
- Botswana - Independence Day (1966)
- RC Saints - Saint Jerome
- French Republican Calendar - Panais (Parsnip) Day, ninth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Eli Cottonwood: American professional wrestler and former basketball player.
- Ashley Hamilton: American actor and singer from a noted family, the son of Alana and George Hamilton.
- Jeremy Giambi: American baseball player.
- Tom Greatrex: English politician.
- Ben Phillips: English cricketer.
- Daniel Wu: American-born Chinese film actor, director, and producer
- Carlos Prats: Chilean Constitutionalist General, assassinated in the frame of Operation Condor (Born 1915).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- 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
- Cheech & Chong - Earache My Eye
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