Thursday January 17, 1974US date format: 1/17/1974, UK date format: 17/1/1974
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Capricorn (see planets position on January 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Annemarie Jacir and Derrick Mason.
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 Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 17 January 1974
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Which were the important events of 17 January 1974 ?
- Catholicism - Feast day of the following saints: St. Anthony and Amelbert.
- Ancient Latvia - Zirgu Diena observed
- Annemarie Jacir
- Derrick Mason: wide receiver (Tennessee Oilers).
- Sharon Marie: Ferris in New Zealand; yachter (Olympics-1996).
- Danny Bhoy: Scottish comedian.
- Guillermo Mercedes: Dominican / US baseball infielder (Texas Rangers).
- Vesko Kountchev: Bulgarian viola player composer and producer (Amparanoia).
- Yang Chen: Chinese footballer and manager.
- Marcus Spriggs: offensive tackle (Buffalo Bills).
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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
- Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce
- 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
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?