Friday 12 July 1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sharon den Adel and Olivier Adam.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Rock Your Baby by George McCrae.
In UK She by Charles Aznavour was in the top 5 hits.
Mr. Majestyk, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Soldier and Me.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Spasim or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 12 July 1974!
Which were the important events of 12 July 1974 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Sharon den Adel: Dutch singer (Within Temptation).
- Olivier Adam: French writer, a novelist and screenwriter.
- Zimmel : Degree in business administration, doctoral thesis on astrology in personnel recruiting.
- Sharon Adel: Dutch singer-songwriter (Within Temptation).
- Stelios Giannakopoulos: Greek footballer and manager.
- Gregory Helms: American professional wrestler
Where were your ancestors 100 years before 12 July 1974
Discover their stories. Preserve your legacy.
Our team of professional genealogists provide full-service genealogical research for clients worldwide, helping them discover their roots and personal history through records, narratives, and DNA.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- George McCrae - Rock Your Baby
- John Denver - Annie's Song
- The Hues Corporation - Rock The Boat
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - On And On
- Elton John - Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- Anne Murray - You Won't See Me
- The Hollies - The Air That I Breathe
- The Righteous Brothers - Rock And Roll Heaven
Genealogy: find out your family heritage
Make this date unforgettable
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?