Wednesday April 3, 1974US date format: 4/3/1974, UK date format: 3/4/1974
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 3, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Inma del Moral and Marcus Brown.
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 Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 3 April 1974
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Which were the important events of 3 April 1974 ?
- Saint Sixtus I
- Saint Agape (died 304)
- Saint Richard (d.1253)
- Inma del Moral
- Marcus Brown: American basketball player: guard.
- Benjamin Pech: French dancer, a 'danseur étoile' (star) of the Paris Opera Ballet.
- Remo D'Souza: Dancer.
- Lee Williams: Welsh model and actor.
- Mounir el-Motassadeq: Moroccan terrorist.
- Drew Shirley: American guitarist and songwriter (Switchfoot and All Together Separate).
- 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states
- Tornadoes in the east, south and midwest killed approximately 315
- In the USA, 148 tornadoes are reported over an area covering a dozen states in the east, south and midwest killed approximately 315.
- Gold hits record US$197 an ounce in Paris, France.
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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 ?