Sunday 3 March 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Juliana Martins and David Faustino.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.
In UK Tiger Feet by Mud was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Nova.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- United States - Bonza Bottler Day
- Bulgaria - Liberation Day.
- Malawi - Martyr's Day.
- Hinamatsuri - Japanese celebration day for girls.
- Juliana Martins
- David Faustino: American actor.
- Jared Rushton: Actor (Big, Honey I Shrank the Kids).
- Paula Malai Ali: Malaysian-Bruneian TV presenter and actress.
- Paula Ali: Malaysian-Bruneian television host.
- Sextet opens at Bijou Theater NYC for 9 performances
- George Foreman knocks out Ken Norton.
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
- Turkish Airlines Flight 981 crashes at Ermenonville near Paris, France killing all 346 aboard.
- ''People'' magazine's first issue released. Mia Farrow is on the cover.
- Following a hung parliament in the UK general election, Conservative prime minister Edward Heath resigns and is succeeded by Labour's Harold Wilson, who previously led the country from 1964 to 1970.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- David Essex - Rock On
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Cher - Dark Lady
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
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