Top 20 Songs From 1974

  1. The Way We Were, Barbra Streisand
  2. Seasons In The Sun, Terry Jacks
  3. Love's Theme, Love Unlimited Orchestra
  4. Come And Get Your Love, Redbone
  5. Dancing Machine, Jackson 5
  6. The Loco-Motion, Grand Funk Railroad
  7. TSOP, MFSB
  8. The Streak, Ray Stevens
  9. Bennie And The Jets, Elton John
  10. One Hell Of A Woman, Mac Davis
  11. Until You Come Back To Me, Aretha Franklin
  12. Jungle Boogie, Kool and The Gang
  13. Midnight At The Oasis, Maria Muldaur
  14. You Make Me Feel Brand New, Stylistics
  15. Show And Tell, Al Wilson
  16. Spiders And Snakes, Jim Stafford
  17. Rock On, David Essex
  18. Sunshine On My Shoulder, John Denver
  19. Sideshow, Blue Magic
  20. Hooked On A Feeling, Blue Swede
Top Box Office Hits From 1974

  1. Blazing Saddles
  2. Towering Inferno
  3. Trial of Billy Jack
  4. Young Frankenstein
  5. Earthquake
  6. Longest Yard 1974
  7. Godfather: Part II
  8. Airport 1975
  9. Grizzly Adams
  10. Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  11. Chinatown

Notable Facts From 1974

  • Gerald Ford becomes president of the US
  • Hank Aaron hits his 715th home run to beat Babe Ruth's record
  • Impeachment hearings are opened against President Nixon by the House Judiciary Committee
  • President Nixon resigns
  • President Gerald Ford issues an unconditional pardon to ex-President Nixon for all federal crimes
  • Muhammad Ali knocks out George Foreman in the eighth round to regain the heavyweight crown in Zaire
  • Heiress Patty Hearst is kidnapped by and eventually joins the Symbionese Liberation Army
  • Dungeons & Dragons officially released
  • People magazine is published for the first time
  • Kate Moss, Alyson Hannigan, Penelope Cruz, Alanis Morissette, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Ryan Seacrest are born
  • Oakland Athletics win the World Series
  • Miami Dolphins win Superbowl VIII
  • Philadelphia Flyers win the Stanley Cup
  • Blazing Saddles is the top grossing film
  • All the President's Men by Bernstein and Woodward is published
  • "Killing Me Softly With His Song" wins Grammy for song of the year