Monday 12 August 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Peter Pucher and Wendy Palmer.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace.
In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees 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 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1974 ?
- Peter Pucher: Hockey forward (Team Slovakia 1998).
- Wendy Palmer: WNBA forward (Utah Starzz).
- Matt Clement: American baseball player and coach.
- Nolan Ryan strikes out 19 and walks only 2 as Angels top Red Sox, 4-2
- Yankees Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford become 1st teammates elected to hall of fame on same day
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- ABBA - Waterloo
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Donny and Marie Osmond - I'm Leaving It (All) Up To You
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
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