Tuesday December 24, 1974: on this day

December 24, 1974 was the 358th day of the year 1974, under the sign of Capricorn and the day of the week was Tuesday.

Is December 24, 1974 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on December 24, 1974, who was born and died on December 24, 1974, what holidays and observances are celebrated on December 24, 1974, which were the most popular songs (ex. Angie Baby by Helen Reddy), movies (e.g. Appassionata, directed by Gianluigi Calderone), TV series (e.g. The Sweeney) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about December 24th, 1974 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

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What day of the week was December 24, 1974?


December 24, 1974 was a Tuesday and it was the 358th day of the year 1974 in the Gregorian calendar.

December 24, 1974 can also be written as 12/24/1974 in the US and as 24/12/1974 in UK and Europe.

December 24, 1974 in December 1974 calendar

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December 24, 1974: What happened on that day?


Here's what happened on December 24, 1974:

  • Cyclone tracy devastates darwin, australia.

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December 24, 1974: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for December 24th is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in December are either Sagittarius or Capricorn. People born before December 21st are Sagittarius, while people born from December 22nd have the sign of Capricorn.

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December 24, 1974: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for December 24, 1974 is Tiger and the associated element is Wood.

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December 24, 1974: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on December 24, 1974 was First Quarter.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on December 24, 1974 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on December 24, 1974 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 82% full, rising at 12:56 pm and setting at 03:30 am.

The previous full moon was on Nov 29, 1974 while the next full moon would come on Dec 29, 1974.

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Who was born on December 24, 1974?


Famous people born on December 24, 1974:

  • Ryan Seacrest

    American TV host known for hosting American Idol and Live with Kelly and Ryan.

  • Thure Lindhardt

    Danish actor.

  • Feliz Molina

    Talented actor known for his roles in various films and television shows.

  • J.D. Walsh

    American actor, director, and producer.

  • Paal Nilssen-Love

    Norwegian composer and norwegian drummer (atomic and the thing).

  • Marcelo Salas

    Chilean footballer.

  • Kevin Millwood
  • Tadjou Salou
  • Samuel Caballero
  • Fary Faye
  • Luca Gianazza
  • Cristina Umaña
  • Ivan Ranđelović

Whose famous birthday is on December 24th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on December 24th:

  • Ricky Martin
    Ricky Martin

    Puerto-rican singer.

  • Ava Gardner
    Ava Gardner

    American actress.

  • Stephenie Meyer
    Stephenie Meyer

    Young adult author.

  • Mark Valley
    Mark Valley

    American actor.

  • Lee Daniels
    Lee Daniels

    Director.

  • Diedrich Bader
    Diedrich Bader

    American actor.

  • Satomi Ishihara
    Satomi Ishihara

    Japanese actress.

  • Lynn Chen
    Lynn Chen

    Lynn Chen is an American actress and musician known for her work in film and television.

  • Clarence Gilyard
    Clarence Gilyard

    Clarence Gilyard is a former college athlete who later became an actor, best known for his roles in TV series like 'Walker, Texas Ranger'.

  • Ruth Chatterton
    Ruth Chatterton

    American actress, writer, and pilot.

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December 24, 1974: How old are you if you were born on that day?


You are 49 years 3 months old,

or 591 months and 19 days old,

or 2572 weeks and 3 days old,

or 18007 days old,

if you were born on December 24, 1974.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane: discover what the world looked like when you turned 18 years old, 30 years old, 40 years old

How many days until your next birthday if you were born on December 24, 1974?

There are 256 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Tuesday December 24th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on December 24, 1974?

You belong to the Generation X if you were born on December 24, 1974.

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December 24, 1974: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on December 24, 1974:

  • Tilly Losch

    Actress (duel in the sun, good earth) dies at age 70.

  • Thérèse Debains
  • Albert Defant
  • Ida Kar
  • Theophil Spoerri
  • Sentarō Ōmori
  • Adriana Prieto

What famous deaths happened on December 24th?

Famous deaths on December 24th:

  • Jack Klugman
    Jack Klugman

    Jack klugman was an american tv actor known for his roles in 'the odd couple' and 'quincy, m.e.

  • Harold Pinter
    Harold Pinter

    British playwright, screenwriter, and poet.

  • Peter Lawford
    Peter Lawford

    British-american star with 57 films and several tv series.

  • Norma Talmadge
    Norma Talmadge

    American actress, silent screen, vaudeville and radio star, oldest of three talmadge sisters, who was promoted by her stage-driven mother.

  • Charles Durning
    Charles Durning

    American singer and actor (d. 2012).

  • Liz Smith
    Liz Smith

    American journalist and one of the most respected gossip columnists.

  • Ian Hendry
    Ian Hendry

    Actor (assassin get carter, repulsion), dead at 53.

  • Elener Adams

    Legendary American boxer known for his powerful punches and undefeated record.

  • Sharbel

    Lebanese Maronite monk known for his holiness and miracles.

  • Norman Vincent Peale

    Norman Vincent Peale was an American minister and author known for his work in popularizing the concept of positive thinking.

See more famous people and celebrities who died on December 24th

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December 24, 1974: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on December 24, 1974:

  • December 24 is celebrated as the day before Christmas, thus called Christmas Eve.
  • It is the day when food is traditionally set out for Santa Claus and his reindeer. Children around the world are urged to go to bed early so they are not awake when he arrives.
  • In Hungary, Finland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Norway, the Czech Republic and Slovakia among others, this is the day that presents are exchanged and opened.
  • The Declaration of Christmas Peace takes place in the Old Great Square of Turku, Finland's official Christmas City, according to old traditions dating back to the Middle Ages.
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December 24, 1974: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on December 24, 1974 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week December 23rd and December 29th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


December 24, 1974: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on December 24, 1974 was Angie Baby by Helen Reddy, according to the music chart for the week December 23rd and December 29th.

December 24, 1974: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on December 24, 1974 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 23rd and December 29th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Angie Baby
  2. - Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
  3. - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
  4. - Kung Fu Fighting
  5. - Cat's In The Cradle

December 24, 1974: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on December 24, 1974 was Lonely This Christmas by Mud, according to the music chart for the week December 23rd and December 29th.

December 24, 1974: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on December 24, 1974 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week December 23rd and December 29th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Lonely This Christmas
  2. - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
  3. - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet
  4. - Juke Box Jive
  5. - Oh Yes You're Beautiful

December 24, 1974: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on December 24, 1974 was Boogie On Reggae Woman by Stevie Wonder, according to the R&B music chart for the week December 23rd and December 29th.

December 24, 1974: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on December 24, 1974 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week December 23rd and December 29th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - Boogie On Reggae Woman
  2. - Kung Fu Fighting
  3. - You're The First, The Last, My Everything
  4. - When Will I See You Again
  5. - Funky President (People It's Bad)

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December 24, 1974: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on December 24, 1974 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Appassionata

Appassionata

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Gianluigi Calderone

Starring: Ornella Muti, Ninetto Davoli, Eleonora Giorgi, Gabriele Ferzetti, Valentina Cortese, Carla Mancini, Renata Zamengo, Luigi Antonio Guerra, Jeanine Martinovic, Isabella Bruno

Country: Italy

The Godfather Part II

The Godfather Part II

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Jacob the Liar

Jacob the Liar

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Frank Beyer

Starring: Vlastimil Brodský, Erwin Geschonneck, Henry Hübchen, Blanche Kommerell

Young Frankenstein

Young Frankenstein

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman, Peter Boyle

Country: United States of America

The Front Page

The Front Page

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon, Vincent Gardenia

Country: United States of America

December 24, 1974: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on December 24, 1974 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Release year: 1974

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Release year: 1974

The Life of Riley

The Life of Riley

Release year: 1974

Country: United States of America

December 24, 1974: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on December 24, 1974 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

Harlequin by Morris West

Harlequin

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Paul Desmond admires George Harlequin, his friend and close friend for his exceptional European breeding. Harlequin is the head of a highly regarded Swiss bank and is part of a small group of gentlemen whose bond is their handshake.

The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

By:

You can unleash the hidden power in your mind with Harry Lorayne's and Jerry Lucas’s simple, failsafe memory system. This will allow you to become more productive, imaginative, and powerful at work.

Supership by Noel Mostert

Supership

By:

This epic will be remembered by subscribers to The New Yorker because of its serialized appearance there. SUPERSHIP, written in the wake of the Arab oil embargo recounts the life at sea.

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

By:

. 1974, 205pp

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

By:

This is the classic account of one of World War II's most dramatic battles.

December 24, 1974: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on December 24, 1974 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

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

history

Who was the US President on December 24, 1974?

On December 24, 1974 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on December 24, 1974?

On December 24, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on December 24, 1974?

On December 24, 1974 the Pope was St Paul VI.

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What is special about December 24th?

December 24th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 24th day of the month of December. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on December 24th, such as:

  • 2018 - The dow jones industrial average fell 2.9% on christmas eve, marking its worst performance.
  • 2017 - Typhoon tembin - officials have raised the death toll from this storm at 182. at least 153 people are missing and more that 70,000 were displaced.
  • 2016 - Boko haram insurgency: president muhammadu buhari announced that the nigerian armed forces had successfully expelled boko haram militants in their last stronghold, the sambisa forest, northeastern nigeria.

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What happened in 1974?

1974 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Live It Up Part 1 by Isley Brothers peaks at #52
  • Rock Me Gently by Andy Kim peaks at #1
  • 1st Lady Betty Ford undergoes a radical mastectomy

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What was the calendar for December 1974?

December 1974 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with December being the 12th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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