Tuesday 15 October 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Beaupain and Ömer Çatkıç.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Nothing From Nothing by Billy Preston.
In UK Everything I Own by Ken Boothe was in the top 5 hits.
Airport 1975, directed by Jack Smight, 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 Weekend.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Rebound.
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Which were the important events of 15 October 1974 ?
- United States - White Cane Safety Day, National Grouch Day, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
- R.C. Saints - Saint Teresa of Avila
- Roman festivals - the Equirria or October equus: sacrifice of a horse to Mars
- French Republican Calendar - Amaryllis (Amaryllis) Day, twenty-fourth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Alex Beaupain: French singer-songwriter and composer of music for films.
- Ömer Çatkıç: Turkish footballer.
- Bianca Rinaldi: Brazilian actress.
- Nobel prize for chemistry awarded to Paul J Flory (macro molecules)
- Washington Capitals 1st NHL tie, playing LA Kings to 1-1 tie
- National Guard mobilizes to restore order in Boston school bussing.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Carole King - Jazzman
- Elton John - The Bitch Is Back
- Blue Swede - Never My Love
- Bad Company - Can't Get Enough
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - Steppin' Out (Gonna Boogie Tonight)
- The Osmonds - Love Me For A Reason
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