Tuesday April 30, 1974

US date format: 4/30/1974, UK date format: 30/4/1974

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Chris Darkins and Cedric Jones. In that special week of April people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk. In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks was in the top 5 hits. Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, directed by John Hough, 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 Spasim or Rebound.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
  • Mexico - Children's Day.
  • The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
  • Saint Pope Pius V
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Events

  • US President Richard Nixon hands over partial transcripts of Watergate tape recordings.

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Movies

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Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, Kenneth Tobey

Country: United States of America

Dark Star

Dark Star

Directed by: John Carpenter

Starring: Dan O'Bannon, Dre Pahich, Brian Narelle, Cal Kuniholm

Country: United States of America

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Directed by: Terence Fisher

Starring: Peter Cushing, Shane Briant, Madeline Smith, David Prowse

Candy Stripe Nurses

Candy Stripe Nurses

Directed by: Alan Holleb

Starring: Candice Rialson, Robin Mattson, María Rojo, Roger Cruz

The Beast Must Die

The Beast Must Die

Directed by: Paul Annett

Starring: Calvin Lockhart, Peter Cushing, Marlene Clark, Charles Gray

TV Series

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My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Keménykalap és krumpliorr

Keménykalap és krumpliorr

Starring: Krisztián Kovács, Alfonzó, Gábor Berkes, István Gruber

Country: Hungary

Days to next April 30

If April 30, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 5 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 29 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

Burr by Gore Vidal

Burr

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Gore Vidal's Narratives of Empire series spans the history of the United States from the Revolution to the post-World War II years.

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre by Allen Drury

Come Nineveh, Come Tyre

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The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top of the bestseller lists.

The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes

The Snare Of The Hunter

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A young woman who has escaped from Czechoslovakia in an attempt to find her father, a Nobel Prize nominee, discovers that she is the object of a deadly hunt

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

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A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 30, 1974?

On April 30, 1974 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 30, 1974?

On April 30, 1974 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 30, 1974?

On April 30, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 30, 1974?

On April 30, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 30, 1974?

On April 30, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 30, 1974?

On April 30, 1974 several famous people were born including, Chris Darkins, Cedric Jones, Agnès Bihl.

Which famous people died on April 30, 1974?

Famous people died on April 30, 1974 include, Agnes Moorehead.

What was the number one song in April 30, 1974?

The number one song in the week of April 30, 1974 was The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks in UK.

What were the top hits on April 30, 1974?

The top hits on April 30, 1974 were The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk, TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB, Bennie And The Jets by Elton John in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks, The Cat Crept In by Mud, Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace in UK.


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