Sunday April 21, 1974

US date format: 4/21/1974, UK date format: 21/4/1974

It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 21, 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 Kitty Raymond and John Tejada. 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 Working by Studs Terkel 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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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Rome - city birthday.
  • Saint Wolbodo
  • Saint Konrad von Parzham
  • Saint Anastasius I
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Events

  • 28th Tony Awards: River Niger and Raisin win.

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Famous Deaths

Movies

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Dark Star

Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

Country: United States of America

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

Candy Stripe Nurses

Candy Stripe Nurses

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Candice Rialson, Robin Mattson, María Rojo, Roger Cruz

The Beast Must Die

The Beast Must Die

Directed by: Paul Annett

Starring: Calvin Lockhart, Peter Cushing, Marlene Clark, Charles Gray

Claudine

Claudine

Directed by: John Berry

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Nikui Rosh

Nikui Rosh

Days to next April 21

If April 21, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 9 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 22 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Working by Studs Terkel

Working

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Perhaps Studs Terkel’s best-known book, Working is a compelling, fascinating look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews conducted with everyone from gravediggers to

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard The Owl Call My Name

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Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

The Partners by Louis Auchincloss

The Partners

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Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 21, 1974?

On April 21, 1974 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is April 21, 1974?

On April 21, 1974 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 21, 1974?

On April 21, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 21, 1974?

On April 21, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 21, 1974?

On April 21, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 21, 1974?

On April 21, 1974 several famous people were born including, Kitty Raymond, John Tejada, Brice Hunter.

Which famous people died on April 21, 1974?

Famous people died on April 21, 1974 include, Charles ''Chic'' Harley.

What was the number one song in April 21, 1974?

The number one song in the week of April 21, 1974 was TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks in UK.

What were the top hits on April 21, 1974?

The top hits on April 21, 1974 were TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB, Bennie And The Jets by Elton John, Hooked On A Feeling by Blue Swede in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks, The Cat Crept In by Mud, Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace in UK.


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