Friday March 29, 1974US date format: 3/29/1974, UK date format: 29/3/1974
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It was Friday, under the sign of Aries (see planets position on March 29, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cyril Julian and Marc Gené.
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 Management by Peter F. Drucker was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Zoo Gang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Rebound or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 29 March 1974
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Which were the important events of 29 March 1974 ?
- St. Bertold (d.1179)
- Blessed Hugo (d.1239)
- St. Ludolf of Ratzeburg (d.1250)
- St. Eustace
- Memorial day and commemoration of the 1947 revolt against French colonisation in Madagascar
- Youth Day in Taiwan
- Festival of Ishtar.
- St. Jonas (d. 327)
- Cyril Julian: French basketball player, who spent most of his career with the pro club SLUC Nancy in France.
- Marc Gené: Spanish race car driver.
- Kara Brock: American actress.
- Kristoffer Cusick: American actor.
- Marc Gene: Spanish racing car driver.
- Sarah Walker: English television host.
- Miguel Gómez: Colombian-American photographer and educator.
- Rachel Jones: Radio Producer.
- Seton I Miller: Writer, dies at 71.
- NASA's Mariner 10 becomes the first spaceprobe to fly by Mercury. It was launched on November 3, 1973.
- The Terracotta Army of Qin Shi Huang is discovered at Xi'an, China.
- April 3-4 ndash An enormous outbreak of tornadoes strikes the central parts of the United States, killing around 319 people. Known as the ampquotSuper Outbreakampquot, the event was the largest and deadliest outbreak of tornadoes for almost 40 years until an even larger outbreak surpassed it in 2011.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1974 ?
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 #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
- Mighty Love - Pt. 1 - The Spinners
- 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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