Friday 27 September 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Edward Thomas and Lina Gaviria.
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.
Female Trouble, directed by John Waters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carré was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching No, Honestly.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Tank.
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Which were the important events of 27 September 1974 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Mashfyyat (Will) - First day of the eleventh month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- RC Saints - Saint Vincent de Paul
- Ethiopian Orthodox Church - Meskel
- Also see September 27 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- French Republican Calendar - Balsamine (Impatiens) Day, sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Belgium - French Community Day
- Edward Thomas: CFL linebacker (Montreal Alouettes).
- Lina Gaviria: Miss Universe - Colombia (1996).
- Galen Gibson: American homicide victim, shot to death as he walked out of the library at Simon's Rock of Bard College in Great Barrington to investigate the sound of gunfire, 12/14/1992.
- Carrie Brownstein: Guitarist.
- Silvio Frondizi: Argentine lawyer, assassinated by the Triple A(Born 1907).
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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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