Thursday 26 September 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Martin Müürsepp and Gary Hall Jr.
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.
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, directed by Joseph Sargent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Wall Street Gang by Richard Ney was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Zatôichi monogatari.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 26 September 1974 ?
- Martin Müürsepp: Estonian basketball player and coach.
- Gary Hall Jr: United States -- 50m / 100m / 400m free relay (1996 Olympics - Gold / 2 Silver Medals).
- Watkin Tudor Jones
- Gary Hall: American former competition swimmer who represented the United States at the 1996, 2000, and 2004 Olympics and won ten Olympic medals (five gold, three silver, two bronze).
- Martin Muursepp: Estonian-American basketball player; forward, Mavericks.
- Boris Cepeda: German-Ecuadorian pianist and diplomat.
- Alison Davies: Australian rower (1996 Olympics).
- Katie Kauffman: West Lawn, Pennsylvania -- Field hockey midfielder (1996 Olympics).
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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