Friday 8 November 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Matthew Rhys and Penny Heyns.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet by Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits.
Earthquake, directed by Mark Robson, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while More Joy by Alex Comfort was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Soundstage.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 November 1974 ?
- Matthew Rhys: Welsh actor.
- Penny Heyns: So.
- Brandon Mull: Young Adult Author.
- Masashi Kishimoto: Japanese manga author.
- Joshua Ferris: American author.
- Ivory Joe Hunter: American R&B singer, pianist and songwriter (Born 1914).
- British Lord Lucan disappears
- Debi Kent disappears in Salt Lake City, Utah (possible Ted Bundy victim).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- Carole King - Jazzman
- John Lennon - Whatever Gets You Thru The Night
- America - Tin Man
- John Denver - Back Home Again
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Elton John - The Bitch Is Back
- Reunion - Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)
- Gordon Lightfoot - Carefree Highway
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