Thursday 3 January 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce.
Don't Look Now, directed by Nicolas Roeg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?
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Which were the important events of 3 January 1974 ?
- The tenth night and ninth day of Christmas in Western Christianity
- The Festival of Sleep Day
- In astronomy the best date to view the Quadrantids meteor shower.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Pax
- Feast day of St Genevieve
- In astronomy the approximate date of Earth's perihelion.
- Robert-Jan Derksen: Dutch golfer.
- Alessandro Petacchi: Italian cyclist.
- Stefan Ustorf in Kaufbeuren: Germany; NHL right wing (Washington Capitals).
- Todd Warriner in Blenheim: Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (Toronto Maple Leafs).
- Gino Cervi: Italian actor of both stage and screen.
- Arias Navarro succeeds Carrero Blanco as premier of Spain.
- Burma accepts its constitution.
- Gold hits record US$121.25 an ounce in London, England.
- New York Yankees sign Bill Virdon as manager.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
- Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Charlie Rich - The Most Beautiful Girl
- Elton John - Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
- Helen Reddy - Leave Me Alone (Ruby Red Dress)
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 3 January 1974 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?