Sunday April 07, 1974
US date format: 4/7/1974, UK date format: 7/4/1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 7, 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 Jason Fried and Anita Maxwell.
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 Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 07, 1974?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 07, 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 07If April 07, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 13 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?