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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Commonwealth Day is celebrated in Northern Mariana Islands.

Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Butley

Butley

Directed by: Harold Pinter

Starring: Alan Bates, Jessica Tandy, Richard O'Callaghan, Georgina Hale

Luther

Luther

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Stacy Keach, Patrick Magee, Hugh Griffith, Robert Stephens

Willie Dynamite

Willie Dynamite

Directed by: Gilbert Moses

Starring: Roscoe Orman, Diana Sands, Thalmus Rasulala, Joyce Walker

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

Directed by: Tom O'Horgan

Starring: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Joe Silver

Bread and Chocolate

Bread and Chocolate

Directed by: Franco Brusati

Starring: Nino Manfredi, Anna Karina, Paolo Turco, Ugo D'Alessio

TV Series

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Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians

Within These Walls

Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

Gemeinderätin Schumann

Gemeinderätin Schumann

Starring: Astrid Boner, Konrad Georg, Antje Hagen, Erich Hofer

Get Christie Love!

Get Christie Love!

Days to next January 08

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Postern Of Fate by Agatha Christie

Postern Of Fate

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Tommy and Tuppence Beresford return in Agatha Christie’s classic Postern of Fate, to investigate a deadly poisoning sixty years after the fact.Tommy and Tuppence Beresford have just become the proud owners of an old house in an English village.

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

The Best Of Life by David Scherman

The Best Of Life

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1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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.


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