Wednesday November 20, 1974
US date format: 11/20/1974, UK date format: 20/11/1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 20, 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 Vivian Canoletti and Florian David Fitz.
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 Maze War or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 20, 1974?
- Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
- Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
- United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
- Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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- The US files antitrust suit to break-up AT&T
- The United States Department of Justice files its final anti-trust suit against AT&T. This suit later leads to the break up of AT&T and its Bell System.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 20, 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)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 20If November 20, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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?