Wednesday April 10, 1974
US date format: 4/10/1974, UK date format: 10/4/1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 10, 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 David Harbour and Bjorn Hendrickx.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Bennie And The Jets by Elton John.
In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits.
The Beast Must Die, directed by Paul Annett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Partners by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 10, 1974?
- American Boccaccio Association forms
- Magicians Penn and Teller 1st meet
- Yitzhak Rabin replaces resigning Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 10, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Ringo Starr - Oh My My
- Carly Simon - Mockingbird
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- The Staple Singers - Touch A Hand, Make A Friend
- James Brown - The Payback
- Barry White - Honey Please, Can't Ya See
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Mighty Mighty
- The Main Ingredient - Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
- The New Birth - It's Been A Long Time
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 10If April 10, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 15 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?