Tuesday March 26, 1974
US date format: 3/26/1974, UK date format: 26/3/1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on March 26, 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 Irina Spîrlea and Natasha Leggero.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Sunshine On My Shoulders by John Denver.
In UK Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace was in the top 5 hits.
The Conversation, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Elimination.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of March 26, 1974?
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- Romanian communist party names party leader Nicolae Ceausescu President.
- George Foreman TKOs Ken Norton in two rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
- Gaura Devi leads a group of 27 women of Laata village, Henwalghati, Garhwal Himalayas, to form circles around trees to stop them being felled and giving rise to the Chipko Movement in India.
Which were the top hits in that special week of March 26, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Sunshine On My Shoulders
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Terry Jacks - Seasons In The Sun
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Cher - Dark Lady
- Carly Simon - Mockingbird
- Paul McCartney - Jet
- Redbone - Come And Get Your Love
- Mocedades - Eres Tu (Touch The Wind)
- Sister Janet Mead - The Lord's Prayer
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Bobby Womack - Lookin' For A Love
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- The Chi-lites - Homely Girl
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- The Spinners - Mighty Love - Pt. 1
- The Staple Singers - Touch A Hand, Make A Friend
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Barry White - Honey Please, Can't Ya See
- Billy Paul - Thanks For Saving My Life
- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next March 26If March 26, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?