Monday November 18, 1974
US date format: 11/18/1974, UK date format: 18/11/1974
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It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 18, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Chloe Sevigny and Anne-Lise Bardet.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to I Can Help by Billy Swan.
In UK Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
Freebie and the Bean, directed by Richard Rush, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 18, 1974?
- Latvia - Independence Day (1918)
- Also see November 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - Dedication of the Basilicas of Saints Peter and Paul ; Saint Rose Philippine Duchesne ; also St Mawes, St Odo of Cluny, St Romanus of Antioch
- Venezuela - Feast of the Virgen de Chiquinquir�, also known as la Chinita, in the western state of Zulia
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 18, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Swan - I Can Help
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- America - Tin Man
- Neil Diamond - Longfellow Serenade
- Carl Carlton - Everlasting Love
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
- John Denver - Back Home Again
- Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Shirley Brown - Woman To Woman
- Al Green - Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I Feel A Song (in My Heart)
- The Spinners - Love Don't Love Nobody - Pt. I
- Tavares - She's Gone
- Latimore - Let's Straighten It Out
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - You Got The Love
- Blue Magic - Three Ring Circus
- Little Beaver - Party Down - Part 1
- B.T. Express - Do It ('til You're Satisfied)
Sport Games on November 18, 1974
- Kansas City Chiefs - Denver Broncos : 42 - 34
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