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November 26th, 1974...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"I Can Help"
by Billy Swan

In the UK:
"Gonna Make You A Star"
by David Essex
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Labor Inflation

(TIME Cover: November the 25th, 1974)

 Famous people born on the 26th of November:

1288 - Emperor Go-Daigo of Japan (d. 1339)
1436 - Princess Catherine of Portugal, writer (d. 146
1832 - Mary Edwards Walker, American feminist physician (d. 1919)
1847 - Maria Fyodorovna, Princess of Denmark and Empress of Russia (d. 1928)
1869 - Maud, Queen of Norway (d. 1938)
1909 - Eugène Ionesco, French playwright (d. 1994)
1931 - Adolfo Pérez Esquivel, Argentine activist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1939 - Tina Turner, American singer and actress
1944 - Jean Terrell, American singer (The Supremes)
1951 - Cicciolina, Italian actress and politician

 The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1974

Paul J. Flory

for his fundamental achievements, both theoretical and experimental, in the physical chemistry of the macromolecules

Stanford University - Stanford, CA, USA

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1974 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1974

The Godfather Part II
directed by Francis Ford Coppola
with Al Pacino (Michael Corleone), Robert De Niro (Vito Corleone) and Talia Shire (Connie Corleone)

Designed in 1974

The Relaxer 2 rocking chair
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Evel Knievel / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 173, November 7, 1974



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