Tuesday April 2, 1974US date format: 4/2/1974, UK date format: 2/4/1974
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 2, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Robinson (basketball) and Alexis Hk.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede.
In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits.
Truck Turner, directed by Jonathan Kaplan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Partners by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 2 April 1974
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Which were the important events of 2 April 1974 ?
- JP and Trang in Valleyfair
- Saint Franciscus of Paola (+1507)
- Blessed Arnold of Leuven
- International Children's Book Day
- Saint Genoveva of Brabant (+1760)
- Malvinas Day in Argentina.
- Sizdah be dar in Iran
- Chris Robinson (basketball)
- Alexis Hk
- Hakan Hellstrom: Swedish musician.
- Håkan Hellström: Swedish singer (Broder Daniel).
- Harold Hunter: American skateboarder and actor (d. 2006).
- Tayfun Korkut: Turkish football manager and former player.
- Douglass Dumbrille: Actor (Mr Deed Goes to Town), dies at 84.
- 46th Academy Awards - The Sting, Glenda Jackson and Jack Lemmon win.
- Arganat Committee publishes report concerning Yom Kippur War.
- Tony Greig takes 8-86 versus West Indies Port-of-Spain (later 5-70 in second inning).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Cher - Dark Lady
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Carly Simon - Mockingbird
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- The Staple Singers - Touch A Hand, Make A Friend
- The Chi-lites - Homely Girl
- Barry White - Honey Please, Can't Ya See
- The Main Ingredient - Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
- The New Birth - It's Been A Long Time
- James Brown - The Payback
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?