Monday March 18, 1974
US date format: 3/18/1974, UK date format: 18/3/1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 18, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Jacqueline Galant and Petra Kamstra in Rotterdam.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Dark Lady by Cher.
In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits.
The Night Porter, directed by Liliana Cavani, 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 The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 18, 1974?
- Saint Edward (d.978)
- Aruba - Flag Day (1976)
- Ancient Latvia - Bindus Diena
- Saint Cyril of Jerusalem (d.386)
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- Most Arab oil-producing nations end embargo against US.
- Oil embargo crisis: Most OPEC nations end a five-month oil embargo against the United States, Europe and Japan.
- David C Imboden: Actor (King of Kings), dies at 87.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 18, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- The Chi-lites - Homely Girl
- The Spinners - Mighty Love - Pt. 1
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- Johnnie Taylor - We're Getting Careless With Our Love
- The Soul Children - I'll Be The Other Woman
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Billy Paul - Thanks For Saving My Life
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 18If March 18, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 6 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 26 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?