Sunday January 20, 1974

US date format: 1/20/1974, UK date format: 20/1/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Florian Maurice and Patrice Estanguet. 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 Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
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Events

  • A college basketball game ends 210-67
  • 4th NFL Pro Bowl: AFC beats NFC 15-13.
  • 7th ABA All-Star Game: East 128 beats West 112 at Virginia.
  • Essex Community College beats Englewood Cliffs 210-67 in basketball.

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Movies

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Black Belt Jones

Black Belt Jones

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Jim Kelly, Gloria Hendry, Scatman Crothers, Eric Laneuville

Butley

Butley

Directed by: Harold Pinter

Starring: Alan Bates, Jessica Tandy, Richard O'Callaghan, Georgina Hale

Luther

Luther

Directed by: Guy Green

Starring: Stacy Keach, Patrick Magee, Hugh Griffith, Robert Stephens

Willie Dynamite

Willie Dynamite

Directed by: Gilbert Moses

Starring: Roscoe Orman, Diana Sands, Thalmus Rasulala, Joyce Walker

Rhinoceros

Rhinoceros

Directed by: Tom O'Horgan

Starring: Zero Mostel, Gene Wilder, Karen Black, Joe Silver

TV Series

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Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Kli-Kla-Klawitter

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Don Blech und der goldene Junker

Seven Little Australians

Seven Little Australians

Within These Walls

Within These Walls

Directed by: James Tucker

Carrie's War

Carrie's War

Starring: Juliet Waley, Andrew Tinney, Tim Coward, Aubrey Richards

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next January 20

If January 20, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 8 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 3 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Portrait Of A Marriage by Nigel Nicolson

Portrait Of A Marriage

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Vita Sackville-West, novelist, poet, and biographer, is best known as the friend of Virginia Woolf, who transformed her into an androgynous time-traveler in Orlando.

The Salamander by Morris L. West

The Salamander

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Slight signs of wear!

The Best Of Life by David Scherman

The Best Of Life

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1973, Large Hardcover book, beautiful photos including Marilyn Monroe photographed by Richard Avedon as different women through the ages, 303 pages

The Honorary Consul by Graham Greene

The Honorary Consul

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In a provincial Argentinean town, Charley Fortnum, a British consul with dubious authority and a weakness for drink, is kidnapped by Paraguayan revolutionaries who have mistaken him for the American ambassador.

Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke'S America

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As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Qwak!

Qwak!

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shooter Gun game

Elimination

Elimination

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Kee Games

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 20, 1974?

On January 20, 1974 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is January 20, 1974?

On January 20, 1974 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 20, 1974?

On January 20, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 20, 1974?

On January 20, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 20, 1974?

On January 20, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 20, 1974?

On January 20, 1974 several famous people were born including, Florian Maurice, Patrice Estanguet, Thomas Beatie.

Which famous people died on January 20, 1974?

Famous people died on January 20, 1974 include, Edmund Blunden.

What was the number one song in January 20, 1974?

The number one song in the week of January 20, 1974 was Show And Tell by Al Wilson in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.

What were the top hits on January 20, 1974?

The top hits on January 20, 1974 were Show And Tell by Al Wilson, The Joker by Steve Miller Band, Smokin' In The Boy's Room by Brownsville Station in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, The Show Must Go On by Leo Sayer in UK.


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