Sunday March 17, 1974, St. Patrick's DayUS date format: 3/17/1974, UK date format: 17/3/1974
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see planets position on March 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marisa Coughlan and John Hall.
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 In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Landline.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 March 1974 ?
- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Marisa Coughlan: American actress.
- John Hall: Kicker (NY Jets).
- Franck Bouyer: French road bicycle racer, who competed as a professional between 1995 and 2013.
- Eric Lane: Running back (New York Giants).
- Tõnis Kasemets: Estonian race car driver.
- Oliver Palotai: German keyboard player songwriter and producer (Kamelot Circle II Circle and Sons of Seasons).
- Mark Dolan: English comedian and television host.
- Jane Blalock wins LPGA Bing Crosby Golf Classic International.
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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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