Wednesday January 16, 1974US date format: 1/16/1974, UK date format: 16/1/1974
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 16, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kate Moss and Ivonne Armant.
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 In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 January 1974
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Which were the important events of 16 January 1974 ?
- National Religious Freedom Day in the United States, to commemorate the adoption of Thomas Jefferson's landmark Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786
- Teacher's Day in Thailand
- Kate Moss: English model.
- Ivonne Armant
- Francesco Trussardi: Italian noted family, one of four sons of entrepreneur Nicola Trussardi.
- Brent Hinds: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Mastodon).
- Marlon Anderson: American baseball player and sportscaster.
- Jaws by Peter Benchley is published
- L A Landslide kills 9, Canyonville, Oregon
- New York Yankees' Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
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 #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
- Stoned To The Bone - Part 1 - James Brown
- What It Comes Down To - The Isley Brothers
- This Time I'm Gone For Good - Bobby "Blue" Bland
- 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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