Saturday March 16, 1974US date format: 3/16/1974, UK date format: 16/3/1974
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It was Saturday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 16, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anne Charrier and Jérôme-Michel Legros.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks.
In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits.
The Sugarland Express, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Landline.
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 March 1974
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Which were the important events of 16 March 1974 ?
- St. Urho's Day - the fictional patron saint of Finnish immigrants to the US, created by Richard Mattson in 1956
- Latvia - The controversial Latvia Legions are celebrated in Latvia, where about 140,000 men joined the Waffen SS National Legions during World War II, trying to defend Latvia. Since February 23, 2000, this day is no longer an official celebration day.
- Saint Heribert of Cologne (died 1021)
- Saint Eusebia (+680)
- Saint Benedicta (+1260)
- Saint Agapitus
- The first day of the Bacchanalia in ancient Rome
- Anne Charrier
- Lamont Burns: guard (New York Jets).
- Jérôme-Michel Legros: French race horse owner, trainer and jockey, a harnessed trot racer.
- Georgios Anatolakis: Greek footballer and politician.
- Fotini Vavatsi: Greek archer.
- 1st performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville
- First performance at new Grand Ole Opry House at Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
- Mighty Love - Pt. 1 - The Spinners
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- The Chi-lites - Homely Girl
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- The Soul Children - I'll Be The Other Woman
- Johnnie Taylor - We're Getting Careless With Our Love
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- Tavares - That's The Sound That Lonely Makes
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