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March 7th, 1974...

Today is Thursday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Seasons in the Sun"
by Terry Jacks

In the UK:
"Devil Gate Drive"
by Suzi Quatro
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Psychics, The

(TIME Cover: March the 4th, 1974)

 Famous people born on the 7th of March:

189 - Publius Septimius Geta, Roman Emperor (d. 211)
1693 - Pope Clement XIII (d. 1769)
1765 - Nicéphore Niépce, French inventor (d. 1833)
1872 - Piet Mondrian, Dutch painter (d. 1944)
1875 - Maurice Ravel, French composer (d. 1937)

 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

Fear & Loathing at the Super Bowl / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 155, February 28, 1974



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