Sunday December 01, 1974
US date format: 12/1/1974, UK date format: 1/12/1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 1, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Isaiah ''Ikey'' Owens and Costinha .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to I Can Help by Billy Swan.
In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
The Godfather: Part II, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of December 01, 1974?
- Ancient Latvia - Barbes Diena observed
- Feast day of St Eligius
- Romania - Union Day (the national holiday)
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- LA Skid Row slasher kills 1st of 8
- Boeing 727 crashes in Upperville, Virginia, 92 die.
- Los Angeles Skid Row slasher kills first of eight.
- Jacqueline Hansen runs female world record marathon (2:43:54.5).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 01, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Swan - I Can Help
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Neil Diamond - Longfellow Serenade
- Carl Carlton - Everlasting Love
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I Feel A Song (in My Heart)
- Al Green - Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
- Shirley Brown - Woman To Woman
- Tavares - She's Gone
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - You Got The Love
- Blue Magic - Three Ring Circus
- The Spinners - Love Don't Love Nobody - Pt. I
- The Hues Corporation - Rockin' Soul
- Jackson 5 - Whatever You Got, I Want
- George McCrae - I Can't Leave You Alone
Sport Games on December 01, 1974
- Baltimore Colts - Buffalo Bills : 0 - 6
- Green Bay Packers - Philadelphia Eagles : 14 - 36
- Houston Oilers - Pittsburgh Steelers : 13 - 10
- Kansas City Chiefs - St. Louis Cardinals : 17 - 13
- Los Angeles Rams - Atlanta Falcons : 30 - 7
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next December 01If December 01, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 9 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?