In the capsule today…
We find Hank Aaron becoming the all-time Major League Baseball home-run leader.
We find one of the great 1970s disaster films in theaters. Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, Faye Dunaway and Fred Astaire star in “The Towering Inferno.”
And we find a song on the radio by the band “America.” After a disappointing third album… the group hired heavyweight Beatles producer George Martin. The result was the band’s fourth top-ten hit with "Tin Man."
What is the year? (answer below).
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The year... 1974!