Monday 15 July 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Janice Bremner and Chot Ulep.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Soldier and Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
- Confuflux (Discordianism)
- Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
- Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
- Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
- Brunei - Birthday of the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
- Botswana - President's Day
- Saint Donald's feast day
- Brazil - International Men's Day
- Janice Bremner: Burlington, Ontario -- Synchro swimmer (1996 Olympics - Silver Medalist).
- Chot Ulep: Filipino bassist and songwriter.
- Marilita Lambropoulou: Greek actress.
- Chris Taylor: Australian comedian actor and screenwriter.
- Military coup on Cyprus: Archbishop / President Makarios flees
- TV news anchor Chris Chubbuck shoots herself in the head with a revolver on live TV, dying 14 hours later, at age 30.
- In Nicosia, Cyprus, Greek Junta-sponsored nationalists launch a coup d'etat, deposing President Makarios and installing Nikos Sampson as Cypriot president.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - On And On
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Anne Murray - You Won't See Me
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- Olivia Newton-John - If You Love Me (Let Me Know)
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