Wednesday March 13, 1974
US date format: 3/13/1974, UK date format: 13/3/1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 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 Thomas Enqvist and Corinna Broiz in Garberville.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.
In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits.
The Sugarland Express, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Plain Speaking by Merle Miller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Landline.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 13, 1974?
- Charles de Gaulle Airport opens near Paris, France.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 13, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
- The Spinners - Mighty Love - Pt. 1
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- The Chi-lites - Homely Girl
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- The Soul Children - I'll Be The Other Woman
- Johnnie Taylor - We're Getting Careless With Our Love
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- Tavares - That's The Sound That Lonely Makes
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 13If March 13, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 6 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 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?