Saturday January 26, 1974US date format: 1/26/1974, UK date format: 26/1/1974
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 26, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Hesse and Tanguy Pastureau.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Nickel Mountain by John Gardner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 26 January 1974
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Which were the important events of 26 January 1974 ?
- Roman Empire - third day of the Sementivae in honor of Ceres and Terra.
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Timothy and Titus
- Saint Paula
- Saint Alberic
- Margaret of Hungary
- International Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Uganda - Liberation Day.
- India - Republic Day - One of only three state holidays in India, celebrated with pomp and a military parade in New Delhi.
- International Customs Day.
- Australia - Australia Day.
- Chris Hesse
- Tanguy Pastureau
- Rokia Traore: Musician.
- Shannon Hale: Young Adult Author.
- Rokia Traoré: Malian singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Bülent Ecevit, of CHP forms the new government of Turkey (37th government, partner MSP )
- Fire breaks out in the Joelma Building in São Paulo, Brazil 177 die, 293 are injured, 11 die later of their injuries.
- Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia, was declared as a Federal Territory.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Livin' For You
- The Temptations - Let Your Hair Down
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
- What It Comes Down To - The Isley Brothers
- Lamont Dozier - Trying To Hold On To My Woman
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- The Dells - I Miss You
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- The Moments - Sexy Mama
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?