Monday April 15, 1974
US date format: 4/15/1974, UK date format: 15/4/1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 15, 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 Danny Pino and Marena Bencomo.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB.
In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits.
Dark Star, directed by John Carpenter, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Working by Studs Terkel was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Old Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 15, 1974?
- Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" each April 15 in all MLB ballparks.
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Petrus Gonzalez
- In the United States, April 15 is the official deadline for filing tax returns: all forms mailed to the IRS must be postmarked no later than this day, so many post offices across the country stay open until midnight to accommodate procrastinators (or those who owe tax and want to wait as late as possible to pay). (If this day falls on the weekend, as in 2006, the following Monday becomes the deadline. Additionally in 2006, Patriot's Day moved the tax deadline to Tuesday, April 18, for those in
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- 78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39.
- Military coup in Niger, President Diori Hamani deposed.
- Giovanni D'Anzi: Italian songwriter (Born 1906).
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 15, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Ringo Starr - Oh My My
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
- Jim Croce - I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- 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
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Mighty Mighty
- Barry White - Honey Please, Can't Ya See
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- The Temptations - Heavenly
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on April 15, 1974?
On April 15, 1974 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is April 15, 1974?
On April 15, 1974 the zodiac sign was Aries.
Who was the US President on April 15, 1974?
On April 15, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 15, 1974?
On April 15, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on April 15, 1974?
On April 15, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on April 15, 1974?
On April 15, 1974 several famous people were born including, Danny Pino, Marena Bencomo, Tim Thomas.
Which famous people died on April 15, 1974?
Famous people died on April 15, 1974 include, Giovanni D'Anzi.
What was the number one song in April 15, 1974?
The number one song in the week of April 15, 1974 was TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks in UK.
What were the top hits on April 15, 1974?
The top hits on April 15, 1974 were TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB, Bennie And The Jets by Elton John, Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede 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.