Thursday January 31, 1974US date format: 1/31/1974, UK date format: 31/1/1974
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Aquarius (see planets position on January 31, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
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 movies released in 1974
while In One Era And Out The Other by Sam Levenson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Kli-Kla-Klawitter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Tank or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 January 1974
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Which were the important events of 31 January 1974 ?
- Blessed Ludovica
- Saint Geminianus
- Saint Marcella
- Saint Pedro Nolasco
- Catholicism - Feast day of St. John Bosco, patron saint of educators, circus artists and magicians.
- Ary Abittan: French actor and comedian with North-african origin.
- Yann Eliès: French professional navigator and skipper, who won the 'Solitaire du Figaro' 2012 thirty-three years after his father, Patrick Elies, won the sailing race (in 1979), then named 'Course de l'Aurore.
- Ian Huntley
- Anna Silk: TV Actress.
- Othella Harrington: American basketball player: forward/center, Rockets.
- Pavi Sald: Ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics - 1998).
- Ariel Pestano: Cuban baseball player.
- Tory Toogood: Australian rower (Olympics-1996).
- Lorenzo Styles: NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons).
- Bob Mulder soccer player (Appingedam: FC Groningen).
- Wil Anderson: Australian comedian and radio host.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of January 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Barbra Streisand - The Way We Were
- Ringo Starr - You're Sixteen
- Love Unlimited Orchestra - Love's Theme
- Al Wilson - Show And Tell
- Byron MacGregor - Americans
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - I've Got To Use My Imagination
- Olivia Newton-John - Let Me Be There
- Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back To Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
- Steve Miller Band - The Joker
- Jim Stafford - Spiders & Snakes
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Temptations - Let Your Hair Down
- The O'Jays - Put Your Hands Together
- Al Green - Livin' For You
- Eddie Kendricks - Boogie Down
- Kool & The Gang - Jungle Boogie
- Lamont Dozier - Trying To Hold On To My Woman
- What It Comes Down To - The Isley Brothers
- The Moments - Sexy Mama
- "Joy" Pt. I - Isaac Hayes
- Natural Four - Can This Be Real
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