Sunday April 14, 1974
US date format: 4/14/1974, UK date format: 14/4/1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 14, 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 Da Brat and Mike Allen Lambert in Honolulu.
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 Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 14, 1974?
- Vishu - Harvest festival in Kerala, India.
- N'Ko Alphabet Day - the anniversary of the day the N'Ko alphabet was completed in 1949.
- Tamil New Year - Celebrations for Tamils all over the world.
- New Year Celebrations in parts of India and whole of Sri Lanka.
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- 38th Golf Masters Championship: Gary Player wins, shooting a 278.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 14, 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 14If April 14, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 23 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?