Monday January 14, 1974
US date format: 1/14/1974, UK date format: 14/1/1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 14, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Fabiana Lupérini and Kevin Durand.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to Show And Tell by Al Wilson.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Black Belt Jones, directed by Robert Clouse, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of January 14, 1974?
- Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
- Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
- Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
- New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
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- World Football League founded.
- Josef Smrkovsky: Czechoslovakia parliament chairman, dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of January 14, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Jim Croce - Time In A Bottle
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Stevie Wonder - Living For The City
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Al Green - Livin' For You
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- The Temptations - Let Your Hair Down
- James Brown - Stoned To The Bone - Part 1
- The Isley Brothers - What It Comes Down To
- Bobby "Blue" Bland - This Time I'm Gone For Good
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
- The Dells - I Miss You
- Lamont Dozier - Trying To Hold On To My Woman
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next January 14If January 14, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 8 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 21 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?