Monday January 21, 1974US date format: 1/21/1974, UK date format: 21/1/1974
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It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 21, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kim Dotcom and Orpheus Roye.
In that special week of January people in US were listening to You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr.
In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits.
Blazing Saddles, directed by Mel Brooks, 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 Elimination or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 21 January 1974
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Which were the important events of 21 January 1974 ?
- National Hugging Day
- Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
- Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
- UN Arms Day
- Kim Dotcom: Businessman.
- Orpheus Roye: defensive end (Pittsburgh Steelers).
- Jerry Wunsch: tackle (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Jerald Sowell: fullback (New York Jets).
- Malena Alterio: Argentinian-Spanish actress.
- Arthémon Hatungimana: Burundian runner.
- Rove McManus: Australian comedian television host and producer.
- Alex Sperafico: Brazilian race car driver.
- Gold hits record $161.31 / silver hits record $3.97 an ounce in London
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Brownsville Station - Smokin' In The Boy's Room
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Time In A Bottle - Jim Croce
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
Top #10 R&B songs
- Al Green - Livin' For You
- The Temptations - Let Your Hair Down
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
- What It Comes Down To - The Isley Brothers
- Lamont Dozier - Trying To Hold On To My Woman
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- The Dells - I Miss You
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- The Moments - Sexy Mama
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?