Saturday 27 July 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eason Chan and Pete Yorn.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Flesh Gordon, directed by Michael Benveniste, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Autoverleih Pistulla.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Gran Trak 10.
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Which were the important events of 27 July 1974 ?
- Maldives - Independence Day, 2nd Day
- Vietnam - Memorial Day for War Martyrs
- Ancient Latvia - Septinu Guletaju Diena held
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 10 saints: St. Pantaleon
- St. Congall
- The Seven Sleepers, Saints Maximian
- Cuba - Revolution Day, 2nd Day
- St. Luican
- Eason Chan: Hong Kong singer actor and producer.
- Pete Yorn: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (The Olms).
- Lightning Slim: Blues singer (Nothing But the Devil), dies at 61.
- Kanhai and Jameson add 465 for 2nd wicket, Warwickshire vs. Gloucs
- House Judiciary Committee votes 27-11 recommending President Richard Nixon impeachment.
- Watergate Scandal: the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee votes 27 to 11 to recommend the first article of impeachment (for obstruction of justice) against President Richard Nixon.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
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