Thursday 4 July 1974, US Independence Day
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kellee Nicole Kattleman and Stephen Daley.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation.
In UK The Streak by Ray Stevens was in the top 5 hits.
Where the Red Fern Grows, directed by Norman Tokar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 July 1974 ?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- Kellee Nicole Kattleman: Miss Wyoming USA (1996).
- Stephen Daley: American homicide as a result of a furious temper that went out of control.
- Jill Craybas: American tennis player.
- La'Roi Glover: American football player and sportscaster.
- Adrian Griffin: American basketball player and coach.
- Vince Spadea: American tennis player
- Mike Marshall goes 9-0 with 3 saves in 20 appearances in 30 days
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- Olivia Newton-John - If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
- Kool & The Gang - Hollywood Swinging
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Anne Murray - You Won't See Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - On And On
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