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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 78th Boston Marathon won by Neil Cusack of Ireland in 2:13:39.
  • Military coup in Niger, President Diori Hamani deposed.

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Movies

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Dark Star

Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

Country: United States of America

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

Candy Stripe Nurses

Candy Stripe Nurses

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Candice Rialson, Robin Mattson, María Rojo, Roger Cruz

The Beast Must Die

The Beast Must Die

Directed by: Paul Annett

Starring: Calvin Lockhart, Peter Cushing, Marlene Clark, Charles Gray

Claudine

Claudine

Directed by: John Berry

TV Series

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My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Days to next April 15

If April 15, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Working by Studs Terkel

Working

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Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard The Owl Call My Name

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Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

The Partners by Louis Auchincloss

The Partners

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Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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.


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