Saturday 31 August 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrei Medvedev and Jessy Viceisza.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka.
In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits.
Turkish Delight, directed by Paul Verhoeven, 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 Run, Joe, Run.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1974 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Andrei Medvedev: Kiev, Ukraine -- Tennis star (1991 French Open junior).
- Jessy Viceisza: Miss Universe - Bonaire (1996).
- Andriy Medvedev: Ukrainian-Monacan tennis player.
- Pirate Radio Veronica moves into Scheveningen harbor
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Donny and Marie Osmond - I'm Leaving It (All) Up To You
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
- Helen Reddy - You And Me Against The World
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