Monday 23 September 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cyril Hanouna and Matt Hardy.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim.
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 Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Microbes and Men.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
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- RC Saints - Feast day of Saint Adomnan of Iona, Saint Constantius, Saint Thecla.
- French Republican Calendar - Safran (Saffron) Day, second day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saudi Arabia - National Day (unification 1932)
- Japanese Autumnal equinox Day (????/Sh?bun no hi)
- Celebrate Bisexuality Day - September 23rd of every year is designated as Celebrate Bisexuality Day and celebrated by members of the bisexual community and their allies worldwide. Observed annually since 1999.
- Also see September 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In ancient Latvia, the second day of Mikeli
- Astrology: Usually the first day of sun sign Libra in the tropical zodiac.
- Traditional New Year's Day in Constantinople and Eastern Orthodox churches ? because of the birthday of August, not because of the equinox.
- Cyril Hanouna
- Matt Hardy: American professional wrestler.
- Felix Mantilla
- Doris Glenn Easterly: Richmond, Virginia -- Diver (1996 Olympics).
- Harumi Inoue: Japanese swimmer and actress.
- Gypsy opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
- BBC Ceefax begins 1st teletext service
- The Fort Knox Bullion Depository gold supply is examined by Congress and the press.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Olivia Newton-John - I Honestly Love You
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Dionne Warwicke - Then Came You
- First Class - Beach Baby
- Stevie Wonder - You Haven't Done Nothin'
- The Guess Who - Clap For The Wolfman
- Cat Stevens - Another Saturday Night
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
- Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
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Sport Games on 23 September 1974
- Dallas Cowboys - Philadelphia Eagles : 10 - 13
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