Monday July 01, 1974

US date format: 7/1/1974, UK date format: 1/7/1974

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Michele Krasnoo and Jefferson Perez. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation. In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits. Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, 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 Capone Investment. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
  • 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
  • In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
  • Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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Events

  • 1st Laura Ashley-store in US opens (San Francisco)
  • General Pinochet becomes President of Chile
  • Monmouthshire renamed Gwent and becomes part of Wales.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : 29th and 41st President of Argentina...

Movies

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Mr. Majestyk

Mr. Majestyk

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: Charles Bronson, Linda Cristal, Al Lettieri, Lee Purcell

Country: United States of America

Gone in 60 Seconds

Gone in 60 Seconds

Directed by: H.B. Halicki

Starring: H.B. Halicki, Marion Busia, Jerry Daugirda, James McIntyre

Country: United States of America

Evil of Dracula

Evil of Dracula

Directed by: Michio Yamamoto

Starring: Toshio Kurosawa, Mariko Mochizuki, Kunie Tanaka, Shin Kishida

The Swinging Cheerleaders

The Swinging Cheerleaders

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Jo Johnston, Cheryl Smith, Colleen Camp, Rosanne Katon

For Pete's Sake

For Pete's Sake

Directed by: Peter Yates

Starring: Barbra Streisand, Michael Sarrazin, Estelle Parsons, Molly Picon

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TV Series

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The Capone Investment

The Capone Investment

Directed by: Alan Gibson

My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

Soldier and Me

Soldier and Me

Starring: Richard Willis, Gerry Sundquist, Constantine Gregory, Richard Ireson

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Village Hall

Village Hall

The Double Dealers

The Double Dealers

Days to next July 01

If July 01, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 2 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Working by Studs Terkel

Working

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Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

Cashelmara by Susan Howatch

Cashelmara

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The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes

The Snare Of The Hunter

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A young woman who has escaped from Czechoslovakia in an attempt to find her father, a Nobel Prize nominee, discovers that she is the object of a deadly hunt

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

Management by Peter F. Drucker

Management

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The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 01, 1974?

On July 01, 1974 the day of the week was Monday.

What zodiac sign is July 01, 1974?

On July 01, 1974 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 01, 1974?

On July 01, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 01, 1974?

On July 01, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 01, 1974?

On July 01, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 01, 1974?

On July 01, 1974 several famous people were born including, Michele Krasnoo, Jefferson Perez, Jefferson Pérez.

Which famous people died on July 01, 1974?

Famous people died on July 01, 1974 include, Juan Peron.

What was the number one song in July 01, 1974?

The number one song in the week of July 01, 1974 was Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation in US and She by Charles Aznavour in UK.

What were the top hits on July 01, 1974?

The top hits on July 01, 1974 were Rock The Boat by The Hues Corporation, Sundown by Gordon Lightfoot, Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods in US and She by Charles Aznavour, Kissin' In The Back Row by The Drifters, Bangin' Man by Slade in UK.


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