Thursday 11 April 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alex Corretja in Barcelona and Sascha van.
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 Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Working by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Little Doctor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 April 1974 ?
- Saint Stanislas
- Juan Santamarfa Day, anniversary of his death in the Battle of Rivas (State holiday in Costa Rica).
- Saint Godeberta
- Saint Gemma of Lucca
- The Feast Day of Martyr Antipas in the Greek Orthodox Church.
- Saint Danidl of Grimbergen
- Alex Corretja in Barcelona: Spain; tennis star (1990 Orange Bowl boys 16).
- Sascha van: Wissen; Dutch soccer player (MVV).
- Zoe Lucker: British television actor.
- Jul : French author and drawer, formerly historian (he passed the aggregation).
- Franck Rénier: French road bicycle racer, professional since 2000.
- Tricia Helfer: TV Actress
- David Banner: Rapper
- Àlex Corretja: Spanish tennis player and coach
- Ashot Danielyan: Armenian weightlifter
- Anton Glanzelius: Swedish actor
- David Jassy: Swedish singer-songwriter and producer (Navigators)
- Zöe Lucker: English actress
- Trot Nixon: American baseball player and sportscaster
- Curt Conway: .
- WW II war criminal JP Philippa arrested
- The Kiryat Shmona massacre took place in Israel.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
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
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