Tuesday January 08, 1974
US date format: 1/8/1974, UK date format: 8/1/1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 8, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Brian Roberson and Arjan Blaauw.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Joker by Steve Miller Band.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Butley, directed by Harold Pinter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Postern Of Fate by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Don Blech und der goldene Junker.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 08, 1974?
- Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.
- Loch Ness Monster photographed
- Silver hits record US$3.40 an ounce in New York.
- Gold hits record US$126.50 an ounce in London, England.
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 08, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Barry White - Never, Never Gonna Give Ya Up
- Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Paul McCartney - Helen Wheels
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Al Green - Livin' For You
- James Brown - Stoned To The Bone - Part 1
- Bobby "Blue" Bland - This Time I'm Gone For Good
- Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
- Smokey Robinson - Baby Come Close
- The Temptations - Let Your Hair Down
- The Dells - I Miss You
- The Isley Brothers - What It Comes Down To
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 08If January 08, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 8 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 7 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 January 08, 1974?
On January 08, 1974 the day of the week was Tuesday.
What zodiac sign is January 08, 1974?
On January 08, 1974 the zodiac sign was Capricorn.
Who was the US President on January 08, 1974?
On January 08, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 08, 1974?
On January 08, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).
Who was the Pope on January 08, 1974?
On January 08, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on January 08, 1974?
On January 08, 1974 several famous people were born including, Brian Roberson, Arjan Blaauw, Maria Matsouka.
What was the number one song in January 08, 1974?
The number one song in the week of January 08, 1974 was The Joker by Steve Miller Band in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.
What were the top hits on January 08, 1974?
The top hits on January 08, 1974 were The Joker by Steve Miller Band, Time In A Bottle by Jim Croce, Show And Tell by Al Wilson in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, The Show Must Go On by Leo Sayer in UK.