Wednesday April 17, 1974US date format: 4/17/1974, UK date format: 17/4/1974
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Victoria Beckham and Mikael Akerfeldt.
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 The Turquoise Mask by Phyllis A. Whitney 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 Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 April 1974
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1974 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- Victoria Beckham: British musician, one of the Spice Girls, called Posh, and wife of noted English football star player David Beckham.
- Mikael Akerfeldt: Swedish guitarist and singer (Opeth).
- Stéphanie Cano
- Juliette Méadel
- Mikael Åkerfeldt: Swedish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Opeth Bloodbath and Katatonia).
- Simon Konecki: Family Member.
- Marcel Nijenhuis: soccer player (NEC).
- James Hamilton: linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Bundy victim Susan Rancourt disappears from CWU, Ellensburg, Washington
- Moslem fundamentalists assault military academy in Heliopolis Egypt
- Susan Rancourt disappears from Central Washington State College, Ellensburg, Washington (Ted Bundy victim).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
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 #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
- Mighty Mighty - Earth, Wind & Fire
- 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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