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September 30th, 1974...

Today is Monday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Rock Me Gently"
by Andy Kim

In the UK:
"Kung Fu Fighting"
by Carl Douglas
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: William Colby

(TIME Cover: September the 30th, 1974)

 Famous people born on the 30th of September:

1207 - Jalal al-Din Muhammad Rumi, Persian mystic and poet (d. 1273)
1227 - Pope Nicholas IV (d. 1292)
1898 - Princess Charlotte of Monaco (d. 1977)
1924 - Truman Capote, American author (d. 1984)
1928 - Elie Wiesel, Romanian Holocaust survivor, author, and lecturer, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
1945 - Salaheddin Ali Nader Shah Angha, 42nd Present Sufi Master of the Oveyssi-Shahmaghsoudi order
1945 - Ehud Olmert, twelfth Prime Minister of Israel.
1964 - Monica Bellucci, Italian actress

 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

Tanya Tucker / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 170, September 26, 1974



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