Your place in the Universe on 1974
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1974 (MCMLXXIV in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1974th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.
Is 1974 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1974 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1974, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1974, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1974, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1974, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1974.
On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1974 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.
In 1974, during the 47th Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 08/04/1975 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 6 categories honoring the films released in 1974:
The most popular and best selling books in 1974 were:
According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1974 was the Year of the Tiger.
Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Tiger sign.
The 3 most popular baby names in 1974 were Michael, Jason and Christopher for boys and Jennifer, Amy and Michelle for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.
The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1974 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:
The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1974 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:
The number 1 song in the USA in 1974, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was Bennie And The Jets by Elton John
The Music Chart in the USA in 1974 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:
The number 1 song in the UK in 1974, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was You're The First, The Last, My Everything by Barry White
The Music Chart in the UK in 1974 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:
The most popular movies and box office hits in 1974 were:
The world population in 1974 was 4,003,794,172 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 37.0% of the total population, which is roughly 1.5 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1974 was an increase of +76.2 million people, representing a percentage increase of +1.94% over the previous year.The average population density in 1974 was 17 persons per square mile (or 27 persons per square kilometer).
Here's what happened in 1974: