Wednesday 18 September 1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Xzibit and Sol Campbell.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe by Barry White.
In UK Kung Fu Fighting by Carl Douglas was in the top 5 hits.
Amarcord, directed by Federico Fellini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Cashelmara by Susan Howatch was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Microbes and Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the important events of 18 September 1974 ?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Xzibit : American rapper.
- Sol Campbell: English footballer and politician.
- Andrew Hansen: Australian comedian singer and screenwriter.
- Damon Jones: American football player and coach.
- Ticha Penicheiro: Portuguese basketball player.
- Edna Best: Actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74.
- Hurricane Fifi strikes Honduras with 110 mph winds, killing 5,000 people.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- The Guess Who - Clap For The Wolfman
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
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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 ?