What the sky looked like on July 17, 1974
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 7/17/1974, UK date format: 17/7/1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gordon Malone and Laura Macdonald.
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.
The Mirror, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, 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 The Capone Investment.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1974?
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #4 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?