Wednesday 24 April 1974
It was Wednesday, 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 Lord's of Flatbush, directed by Martin Davidson, 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 24 April 1974 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Muhoozi Kainerugaba: Brigadier in the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF).
- Brian Marshall: American bassist (Creed, Alter Bridge).
- Comedy Dave: Hong Kong-English radio host.
- Eric Kripke: American television writer, director and producer.
- Stephen Wiltshire: British artist, autistic savant.
- Dave Vitty: British radio personality
- Jared Tomich: defensive end (New Orleans Saints).
- Marc Collins: NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks).
- Toine Rorije: soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles).
- Barry Stock: Guitarist
- Derek Luke: American actor
- Bud Abbott: comedian (Abbott and Costello), dies at age 78.
- NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay (Buccaneers).
- Dutch women's hockey team becomes world champion.
- Stephen King publishes ''Carrie'', his first novel under his own name.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Ringo Starr - Oh My My
- Jim Croce - I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
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