Sunday November 24, 1974
US date format: 11/24/1974, UK date format: 24/11/1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 24, 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 Dan Falzon and Aylín Mújica.
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 Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 24, 1974?
- Roman festivals - in the Byzantine empire the Brumalia (a wine festival) were celebrated from this day until the winter solstice
- R.C. Saints - Saint Andrew Dung-Lac and other Vietnamese martyrs
- Also see November 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Feast Day of St. Colman - Cobh, Ireland
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- 2 truck hijackers freed (3 / 3 / 1974)
- 62nd CFL Grey Cup: Montreal Alouettes defeats Edmonton Eskimos, 20-7
- Gerald Ford and Leonid Brezhnev signs SALT-2-treaty
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Lady Errol Golf Classic
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 24, 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 24, 1974
- Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 0 - 27
- Buffalo Bills - Cleveland Browns : 15 - 10
- Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 17 - 34
- Dallas Cowboys - Houston Oilers : 10 - 0
- Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 20 - 17
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 24If November 24, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 10 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 30 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?