Friday 12 April 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Roman Hamrlik in Gottwaldov and Marley Shelton.
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 Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Little Doctor.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Qwak!.
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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.
- Roman Hamrlik in Gottwaldov: Czechoslovakia; NHL defenseman (Tampa Bay Lightning, Olympics-gold-1998).
- Marley Shelton: Movie Actress.
- Kiyomi Asai: Japanese voice actress.
- Belinda Emmett: Australian actress (d. 2006).
- Roman Hamrlík: Czech ice hockey player.
- Sylvinho : Brazilian footballer and manager
- 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
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