Wednesday 31 July 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Emilia Fox and Leona Naess.
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.
The Way of the Dragon, directed by Bruce Lee, 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 Elimination or Qwak!.
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Which were the important events of 31 July 1974 ?
- St. John Columbini
- Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
- St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
- St. Helen of Skofde
- La Hae Hawai?i - Hawaiian Flag Day
- Emilia Fox: English actress.
- Leona Naess: American-English singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Jonathan Ogden: American football player.
- Congress passes legislation giving the president authority to legalize private ownership of gold.
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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