Monday August 19, 1974
US date format: 8/19/1974, UK date format: 19/8/1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 1974). The US president was Gerald Ford (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 Tim Kasher and Zubayr Al-Rimi.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka.
In UK When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees was in the top 5 hits.
Amazing Grace, directed by Stan Lathan, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Silver Bears by Paul E. Erdman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Land of the Lost.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Elimination or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1974?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- Davies: US ambassador on Cyprus, murdered.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Paul Anka - (You're) Having My Baby
- Paper Lace - The Night Chicago Died
- Rufus - Tell Me Something Good
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Eric Clapton - I Shot The Sheriff
- ABBA - Waterloo
- Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed
- Donny and Marie Osmond - I'm Leaving It (All) Up To You
- Andy Kim - Rock Me Gently
- Wet Willie - Keep On Smilin'
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Roberta Flack - Feel Like Makin' Love
- Johnny Bristol - Hang On In There Baby
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Tell Me Something Good
- The Staple Singers - City In The Sky
- Curtis Mayfield - Kung Fu
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Kalimba Story
- James Brown - My Thang
- Dionne Warwicke & Spinners - Then Came You
- Billy Preston - Nothing From Nothing
- Barry White - Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 19If August 19, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 1 month, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 22 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 19, 1974?
On August 19, 1974 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is August 19, 1974?
On August 19, 1974 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 19, 1974?
On August 19, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 19, 1974?
On August 19, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 19, 1974?
On August 19, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 19, 1974?
On August 19, 1974 several famous people were born including, Tim Kasher, Ryo Fukawa, Zubayr Al-Rimi.
Which famous people died on August 19, 1974?
Famous people died on August 19, 1974 include, Davies.
What was the number one song in August 19, 1974?
The number one song in the week of August 19, 1974 was (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka in US and When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees in UK.
What were the top hits on August 19, 1974?
The top hits on August 19, 1974 were (You're) Having My Baby by Paul Anka, The Night Chicago Died by Paper Lace, Tell Me Something Good by Rufus in US and When Will I See You Again by The Three Degrees, Rock Your Baby by George McCrae, You Make Me Feel Brand New by The Stylistics in UK.