Sunday 22 September 1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anthony Dupray and Gary Trent.
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 The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Microbes and Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 September 1974 ?
- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
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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Sport Games on 22 September 1974
- Green Bay Packers - Baltimore Colts : 20 - 13
- Houston Oilers - Cleveland Browns : 7 - 20
- Kansas City Chiefs - Oakland Raiders : 7 - 27
- Miami Dolphins - Buffalo Bills : 24 - 16
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