Friday April 12, 1974US date format: 4/12/1974, UK date format: 12/4/1974
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It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 12, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marley Shelton and Dinu Pescariu.
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 Secret Life Of Plants by Peter Tompkins and Christopher Bird was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 April 1974
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1974 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Marley Shelton: Movie Actress.
- Dinu Pescariu
- Roman Hamrlik in Gottwaldov: Czechoslovakia; NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning, Olympics-gold-1998).
- Kiyomi Asai: Japanese voice actress.
- Will Packer: Producer.
- Roman Hamrlík: Czech ice hockey player.
- Sylvinho : Brazilian footballer and manager.
- Belinda Emmett: Australian actress (d. 2006).
- Tricia Helfer: Actress.
- Carl Jaffe: Dies at 72.
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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
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
- Mighty Mighty - Earth, Wind & Fire
- 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?