Friday 5 April 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike DuHaney and Rick Terry.
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.
On TV people were watching The Little Doctor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1974 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Mike DuHaney: New Haven, Connecticut -- Soccer defender (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Rick Terry: NFL defensive tackle (New York Jets).
- Sahaj Ticotin: American musician/producer (Ra).
- Uhm Tae Woong: South Korean actor.
- Julien Boutter: French tennis player.
- Sahaj : American singer-songwriter and producer (Ra)
- Marcus Jones: English lawyer and politician
- Uhm Tae-woong: South Korean actor
- Vyacheslav Voronin: Russian high jumper
- Sheryl Cruz: Filipino actress and singer
- Then tallest building, World Trade Center opens in NYC (110 stories)
- World's tallest building, the World Trade Center opens in New York City (110 stories).
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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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