Saturday 20 April 1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB.
In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks 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 20 April 1974 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Paul Bradford: cornerback (San Diego Chargers).
- Ben[jamin] Lincoln Holbrook in Hartland: Wisconsin, USA; rower (Olympics-1996).
- Kevin Sullivan in Brantford: Ontario, Canada; 1.5k runner (Olympics-1996).
- Grégory Basso: French television personality, actor, singer and disc jockey.
- Tina Cousins: English singer-songwriter and model.
- Urmas Paet: Estonian journalist and politician 26th Estonian Minister of Foreign Affairs
- Mohammed Ayub Khan: premier/President (Pakistan), dies.
- Paul McCartney releases Band on the Run
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Ringo Starr - Oh My My
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
- Jim Croce - I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
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