Saturday April 06, 1974
US date format: 4/6/1974, UK date format: 6/4/1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 6, 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 Carla Peterson and Camilla Dallerup.
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 Qwak! or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 06, 1974?
- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
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- 200,000 attend rock concert California Jam
- Firestone World Tournament of Champions won by Earl Anthony 11 / 16
- ABBA win the 19th annual Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton with Waterloo.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 06, 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 06If April 06, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 25 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 5 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 06, 1974?
On April 06, 1974 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is April 06, 1974?
On April 06, 1974 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 06, 1974?
On April 06, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 06, 1974?
On April 06, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 06, 1974?
On April 06, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 06, 1974?
On April 06, 1974 several famous people were born including, Carla Peterson, Robert Kovac, Camilla Dallerup.
Which famous people died on April 06, 1974?
Famous people died on April 06, 1974 include, Willem Marinus Dudok, Willem Dudok, Sir Hudson Fysh.
What was the number one song in April 06, 1974?
The number one song in the week of April 06, 1974 was Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks in UK.
What were the top hits on April 06, 1974?
The top hits on April 06, 1974 were Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede, Bennie And The Jets by Elton John, Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks, Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace, Remember Me This Way by Gary Glitter in UK.