Tuesday April 16, 1974
US date format: 4/16/1974, UK date format: 16/4/1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 16, 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 Mathias Malzieu and Valarie Rae Miller.
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 Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 16, 1974?
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- Words & Music opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 127 performances
- 200,000 attend rock concert California Jam I in Ontario, California.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 16, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?