Friday April 05, 1974
US date format: 4/5/1974, UK date format: 5/4/1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 5, 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 Julien Boutter and Rick Terry.
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 Eye Of The Storm by Patrick White 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 Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 05, 1974?
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
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- World's tallest building, the World Trade Center opens in New York City (110 stories).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 05, 1974?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 05If April 05, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 12 days.
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?