Sunday 18 August 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Vladys Muller and Sekou Soumah.
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.
The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Fan Club by Irving Wallace 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 Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 18 August 1974 ?
- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Famous Birthdays:18 August
- Joanne Carner wins LPGA St. Paul Keller Golf Open
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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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?