Wednesday April 24, 1974US date format: 4/24/1974, UK date format: 24/4/1974
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on April 24, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Derek Luke and Jared Tomich.
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 Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Old Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 24 April 1974
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1974 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Derek Luke: American actor.
- Jared Tomich: defensive end (New Orleans Saints).
- Marc Collins: NFL punter (Seattle Seahawks).
- Toine Rorije: soccer player (Go Ahead Eagles).
- Brian Marshall: American bassist (Creed, Alter Bridge).
- Dave Vitty: British radio personality.
- Barry Watson: Actor.
- Barry Stock: Guitarist.
- Comedy Dave: Hong Kong-English radio host.
- Eric Kripke: American television writer, director and producer.
- Stephen Wiltshire: British artist, autistic savant.
- Muhoozi Kainerugaba: Brigadier in the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF).
- Bud Abbott: comedian (Abbott and Costello), dies at age 78.
- Dutch women's hockey team becomes world champion.
- NFL grants franchise to Tampa Bay (Buccaneers).
- Stephen King publishes ''Carrie'', his first novel under his own name.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Ringo Starr - Oh My My
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Jim Croce - I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - The Payback
- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Mighty Mighty - Earth, Wind & Fire
- Al Green - Let's Get Married
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- The Temptations - Heavenly
- The Staple Singers - Touch A Hand, Make A Friend
- Barry White - Honey Please, Can't Ya See
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