Saturday April 13, 1974
US date format: 4/13/1974, UK date format: 13/4/1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 13, 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 Valentina Cervi and Sergei Gonchar.
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 Maze War or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 13, 1974?
- Western Union (in cooperation with NASA and Hughes Aircraft) launches the United States' first commercial geosynchronous communications satellite, Westar 1.
- Stanley Smith: Actor (Honey, King of Jazz, Soup to...
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 13, 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 13If April 13, 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 13, 1974?
On April 13, 1974 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is April 13, 1974?
On April 13, 1974 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 13, 1974?
On April 13, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 13, 1974?
On April 13, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 13, 1974?
On April 13, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 13, 1974?
On April 13, 1974 several famous people were born including, Valentina Cervi, Sergei Gonchar, Ruben Östlund.
Which famous people died on April 13, 1974?
Famous people died on April 13, 1974 include, Stanley Smith.
What was the number one song in April 13, 1974?
The number one song in the week of April 13, 1974 was Bennie And The Jets by Elton John in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks in UK.
What were the top hits on April 13, 1974?
The top hits on April 13, 1974 were Bennie And The Jets by Elton John, Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede, TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks, The Cat Crept In by Mud, Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace in UK.