Tuesday 2 April 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede.
In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits.
The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1974 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Hakan Hellstrom: Swedish musician.
- Håkan Hellström: Swedish singer (Broder Daniel).
- Harold Hunter: American skateboarder and actor (d. 2006).
- Tayfun Korkut: Turkish football manager and former player.
- Douglass Dumbrille: Actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84.
- 46th Academy Awards - The Sting, Glenda Jackson and Jack Lemmon win.
- Arganat Committee publishes report concerning Yom Kippur War.
- Tony Greig takes 8-86 versus West Indies Port-of-Spain (later 5-70 in second inning).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Cher - Dark Lady
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Carly Simon - Mockingbird
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