Tuesday November 26, 1974
US date format: 11/26/1974, UK date format: 26/11/1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on November 26, 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 Tammy Lynn Michaels and Richard Ikeda.
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.
The Godfather: Part II, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, 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 Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of November 26, 1974?
- Mongolia: Independence Day
- Russia: St. Yuri's Day (1497 - 1649)
- Also see November 26 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. saints - Pope Siricius; celebration of the excellence of Saint Genevieve in Paris.
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- Catfish Hunter and Charlie Finley meet in arbitration
- Approximately 140 die when suspension bridge collapses (Nepal).
- Cyril Connolly: English author and critic (d. 1974).
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 26, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Billy Swan - I Can Help
- Carl Douglas - Kung Fu Fighting
- The Three Degrees - When Will I See You Again
- B.T. Express - Do It ('Til You're Satisfied)
- Neil Diamond - Longfellow Serenade
- Carl Carlton - Everlasting Love
- Bobby Vinton - My Melody Of Love
- Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
- Harry Chapin - Cat's In The Cradle
- Helen Reddy - Angie Baby
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I Feel A Song (in My Heart)
- Al Green - Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)
- Shirley Brown - Woman To Woman
- Tavares - She's Gone
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - You Got The Love
- Blue Magic - Three Ring Circus
- The Spinners - Love Don't Love Nobody - Pt. I
- The Hues Corporation - Rockin' Soul
- Jackson 5 - Whatever You Got, I Want
- George McCrae - I Can't Leave You Alone
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next November 26If November 26, 1974 is your birthday you're 45 years, 9 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 6 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?