Thursday August 01, 1974
US date format: 8/1/1974, UK date format: 1/8/1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Leonardo Jardim and Dennis Lawrence.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Annie's Song by John Denver.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Harry and Tonto, directed by Paul Mazursky, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Capone Investment.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 01, 1974?
- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
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- Virginia Squires trade Julius "Dr J" Erving to the New York Nets.
- Ildebrando Antoniutti: Italian Catholic cardinal (Born 1898).
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Steely Dan - Rikki Don't Lose That Number
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
- Dave Loggins - Please Come To Boston
- Chicago - Call On Me
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- James Brown - My Thang
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- Bobby Womack - You're Welcome, Stop On By
- Curtis Mayfield - Kung Fu
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Tell Me Something Good
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - On And On
- Commodores - Machine Gun
- The Main Ingredient - Happiness Is Just Around The Bend
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 01If August 01, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 1 month, 26 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 5 days.
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1974?
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 01, 1974?
On August 01, 1974 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is August 01, 1974?
On August 01, 1974 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 01, 1974?
On August 01, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 01, 1974?
On August 01, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 01, 1974?
On August 01, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 01, 1974?
On August 01, 1974 several famous people were born including, Leonardo Jardim, Cher Calvin, Dennis Lawrence.
Which famous people died on August 01, 1974?
Famous people died on August 01, 1974 include, Ildebrando Antoniutti.
What was the number one song in August 01, 1974?
The number one song in the week of August 01, 1974 was Annie's Song by John Denver in US and She by Charles Aznavour in UK.
What were the top hits on August 01, 1974?
The top hits on August 01, 1974 were Annie's Song by John Denver, Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me by Elton John, Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack in US and She by Charles Aznavour, Rock Your Baby by George McCrae, Kissin' In The Back Row by The Drifters in UK.