Wednesday January 23, 1974US date format: 1/23/1974, UK date format: 23/1/1974
This day in 30 sec.
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 23, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tiffani-Amber Thiessen and Bernard Diomède.
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 Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 January 1974
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 23 January 1974!
Which were the important events of 23 January 1974 ?
- Pie Day
- The Saddest day of the year is January 23 according to a recent study completed by the Cardiff University in Cardiff, Wales (a part of the Russell Group of British universities). 
- Roman Catholic Church: Feast of Blessed Marianne of Molokai
- Tiffani-Amber Thiessen
- Bernard Diomède: French football player born near Bourges (Saint-Doulchard) in a family coming from West Indies (Guadeloupe).
- Anne Marivin
- Natalie Miller
- Chris Corner
- Derek Cianfrance
- Tiffani Thiessen: American actress.
- Sampsa Astala: Finnish singer-songwriter and drummer (Lordi and Stala & SO.
- Joël Bouchard: Canadian ice hockey player and manager.
- Norah O'Donnell: Journalist.
- Yosvani Pérez: Cuban baseball player.
- Richard Slone: English painter.
- Rebekah Elmaloglou: Australian actress.
- Richard T Slone: British artist.
- Tiffani-Amber Thiessen in Long Beach: California, USA; actress (Saved by the Bell, Beverly Hills 90210).
- Yosvani Perez: Cuban baseball player.
- Joel Bouchard: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Corinne Heutte: French student nurse in the encology department.
Planetary positions on this day
Make this date unforgettable
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 ?