Friday 9 August 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raphaël Poirée and Vanessa Wagner.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia, directed by Sam Peckinpah, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Cia And The Cult Of Intelligence by Victor Marchetti and John D. Marks was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Raphaël Poirée: Retired French biathlete competing just before the new world champion Martin Fourcade.
- Atomic bombing of Nagasaki
- Vanessa Wagner
- Derek Fisher: American basketball player: guard, Lakers.
- Landing of Space Shuttle Discovery
- Miriam Lahnstein
- Marya Delver
- Tremayne Allen: Tight end (Chicago Bears).
- Zain Bhikha: Soul Singer.
- Stephen Fung: Hong Kong actor singer director and screenwriter.
- Matt Morris: American baseball player.
- Kirill Reznik: American lawyer and politician.
- Nicola Stapleton: English actress and singer.
- Bill Chase: American trumpet player and bandleader (Born 1934).
- US President Richard Nixon resigns presidency, Vice President Gerald Ford becomes 38th president.
- As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- ABBA - Waterloo
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
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