Thursday April 18, 1974US date format: 4/18/1974, UK date format: 18/4/1974
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on April 18, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Olivier Besancenot and Edgar Wright.
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 Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Old Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 18 April 1974 ?
- Saint Galdino (d. 1176)
- Saint Perfecto (d. 850)
- Saint Agia (Aya) (d. 707)
- Saint Timon
- Saint Ursmarus (d. 713)
- Saint Werner (d. 1287)
- Blessed Idesbald van der Gracht (d. 1167), patron saint of fishermen and Flemish nobility
- Saint Eusebius (d. 526)
- Saint Apollonius (d. 185/6)
- Marie de l'Incarnation (1566 ? 1618)
- The Cheat's Cheatday on homestarrunner.com
- Zimbabwe ? Independence Day.
- Saint Emma
- Iran - Army Day
- Olivier Besancenot: French far left political figure and trade unionist, and the founding main spokesperson of the New Anticapitalist Party (Nouveau parti anticapitaliste, NPA) from 2009 to 2011.
- Edgar Wright: British director.
- Alex Thomson (sailor)
- Bryan Baeumler
- Mark Tremonti: American musician.
- Red Brigade kidnaps Italian Attorney General Mario Sossi.
- The Prime Minister of Pakistan Zulfikar Ali Bhutto inaugurates Lahore dry port.
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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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