What Happened on September 28, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" by Aretha Franklin peaks at #47
  • "I'm A Ramblin' Man" by Waylon Jennings peaks at #75
  • "Live It Up Part 1" by Isley Brothers peaks at #52

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"Papa Don't Take No Mess Part 1" by James Brown peaks at #31

Singer James Brown
Singer
James Brown
  • "Rock Me Gently" by Andy Kim peaks at #1
  • "Surfin' USA" by Beach Boys reenters chart & peaks at #36

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California Angel Nolan Ryan 3rd no-hitter beats Minn Twin, 4-0

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
  • John Lennon appears as guest DJ on WNEW-FM (NYC)
  • Mick Ronson joins Mott the Hoople

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US 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy

US First Lady Betty Ford
US First Lady
Betty Ford

Famous Birthdays

  • John Light, English actor
  • Joonas Kolkka, Finnish footballer
  • Mariya Kiselyova, Russian swimmer

Famous Deaths

  • Raymond Largay, actor (April in Paris, Variety Girl), dies at 88