Wednesday 3 April 1974
It was Wednesday, 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.
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Which were the important events of 3 April 1974 ?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Marcus Brown: American basketball player: guard.
- Benjamin Pech: French dancer, a 'danseur étoile' (star) of the Paris Opera Ballet.
- Mounir el-Motassadeq: Moroccan terrorist.
- Drew Shirley: American guitarist and songwriter (Switchfoot and All Together Separate).
- Lee Williams: Welsh model and actor.
- 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states
- Tornadoes in the east, south and midwest killed approximately 315
- In the USA, 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states in the east, south and midwest killed approximately 315.
- Gold hits record US$197 an ounce in Paris, France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Cher - Dark Lady
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Carly Simon - Mockingbird
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
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