Thursday January 31, 1974

US date format: 1/31/1974, UK date format: 31/1/1974

It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see zodiac on January 31, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Ary Abittan and Yann Eliès. In that special week of January people in US were listening to The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand. In UK You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers was in the top 5 hits. Thieves Like Us, directed by Robert Altman, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1974 while In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling book. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Ludovica
  • Saint Geminianus
  • Saint Marcella
  • Saint Pedro Nolasco
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Movies

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Thieves Like Us

Thieves Like Us

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Shelley Duvall, John Schuck, Bert Remsen

Herbie Rides Again

Herbie Rides Again

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Stevenson

Starring: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

Blazing Saddles

Blazing Saddles

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Cleavon Little, Gene Wilder, Slim Pickens, Harvey Korman

Country: United States of America

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Nada

Nada

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Fabio Testi, Maurice Garrel, Lou Castel, Mariangela Melato

Zardoz

Zardoz

Release year: 1974

Directed by: John Boorman

Starring: Sean Connery, Charlotte Rampling, Sara Kestelman, John Alderton

Country: United States of America

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Books

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In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson

In One Era And Out The Other

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The beloved humorist and author Sam Levenson finds that some of his old worldviews don’t fit the new one he now sees. Levenson’s grew up the youngest of eight children in a large Jewish immigrant family in New York.

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

The Eye Of The Storm by Patrick White

The Eye Of The Storm

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In White's 1973 classic, terrifying matriarch Elizabeth Hunter is facing death while her impatient children—Sir Basil, the celebrated actor, and Princess de Lascabane, an adoptive French aristocrat—wait.

The First Deadly Sin by Lawrence Sanders

The First Deadly Sin

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In the first novel in Lawrence Sanders’s bestselling Deadly Sins series, New York cop Edward Delaney chases a serial killer who’s armed with a mysterious weaponNew York Police Department Captain Edward

The Hollow Hills by Mary Stewart

The Hollow Hills

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Keeping watch over the young Arthur Pendragon, the prince and prophet Merlin Ambrosius is haunted by dreams of the magical sword Caliburn, which has been hidden for centuries.

Videogames

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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

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on January 31, 1974?

On January 31, 1974 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is January 31, 1974?

On January 31, 1974 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on January 31, 1974?

On January 31, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 31, 1974?

On January 31, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Edward Heath (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on January 31, 1974?

On January 31, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on January 31, 1974?

On January 31, 1974 several famous people were born including, Ary Abittan, Yann Eliès, Ian Huntley.

Which famous people died on January 31, 1974?

Famous people died on January 31, 1974 include, Harry Baum, Roger Pryor, Paul Haesaerts.

What was the number one song in January 31, 1974?

The number one song in the week of January 31, 1974 was The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers in UK.

What were the top hits on January 31, 1974?

The top hits on January 31, 1974 were The Way We Were by Barbra Streisand, You're Sixteen by Ringo Starr, Love's Theme by Love Unlimited Orchestra in US and You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me by The New Seekers, Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade, The Show Must Go On by Leo Sayer in UK.