Friday August 09, 1974
US date format: 8/9/1974, UK date format: 9/8/1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 9, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (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 Raphaël Poirée and Vanessa Wagner.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack.
In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits.
The Longest Yard, directed by Robert Aldrich, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while If Beale Street Could Talk by James Baldwin was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Capone Investment.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 09, 1974?
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- US President Richard Nixon resigns presidency, Vice President Gerald Ford becomes 38th president.
- As a direct result of the Watergate scandal, Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president.
- Bill Chase: American trumpet player and bandleader...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 09, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- James Brown - My Thang
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Curtis Mayfield - Kung Fu
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Tell Me Something Good
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
- The Main Ingredient - Happiness Is Just Around The Bend
- Bobby Womack - You're Welcome, Stop On By
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Kalimba Story
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 09If August 09, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 1 month, 19 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 09, 1974?
On August 09, 1974 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 09, 1974?
On August 09, 1974 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 09, 1974?
On August 09, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 09, 1974?
On August 09, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 09, 1974?
On August 09, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 09, 1974?
On August 09, 1974 several famous people were born including, Raphaël Poirée, Vanessa Wagner, Atomic bombing of Nagasaki.
Which famous people died on August 09, 1974?
Famous people died on August 09, 1974 include, Bill Chase.
What was the number one song in August 09, 1974?
The number one song in the week of August 09, 1974 was Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack in US and When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees in UK.
What were the top hits on August 09, 1974?
The top hits on August 09, 1974 were Feel Like Makin' Love by Roberta Flack, The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace, Annie's Song by John Denver in US and When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees, Rock Your Baby by George McCrae, You Make Me Feel Brand New by The Stylistics in UK.