Sunday 17 March 1974, St. Patrick's Day
It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Lane and John Hall.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.
In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits.
while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Boy Dominic.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Eric Lane: Running back (New York Giants).
- John Hall: Kicker (NY Jets).
- Franck Bouyer: French road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 1995 and 2013.
- Marisa Coughlan: American actress.
- Mark Dolan: English comedian and television host.
- Tõnis Kasemets: Estonian race car driver
- Oliver Palotai: German keyboard player songwriter and producer (Kamelot Circle II Circle and Sons of Seasons)
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International.
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