The 7th of February, 1974, fell on a Thursday. Day 38 of 1974. Decade: 1970s.
46 years, 0 months and 10 days have passed since the 7th of February, 1974.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 7th of February, 1974:
United States: Love's Theme - Love Unlimited Orchestra
United Kingdom: Tiger Feet - Mud
News Topics, Fads & Culture
Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 7th of February, 1974.
1973-74 stock market crash.
Between the 11th of January, 1973 and the 6th of December, 1974, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 45% of its value. The U.K. stock market fared even worse, with the FT 30 losing over 70% of its value.
1974 in music.
The Billboard Charts in 1974 were dominated by Barbra Streisand, Elton John, The Jackson 5, The Steve Miller Band, Terry Jacks, Ray Stevens, The Stylistics, Dionne Warwick and The Spinners.
Barbra Streisand - "The Way We Were"
"The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand would go on to win a Grammy for 1974's Song of the Year.
The King of Saudi Arabia, King Faisal, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1974. This was in acknowledgment of his role in the oil crisis of 1973 - 1974.
The Godfather Part II
"The Godfather Part II" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1974.
1974 in movies.
Movies released in 1974 included Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, The Trial of Billy Jack, Young Frankenstein, Earthquake, The Godfather Part II, Airport 1975, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, The Longest Yard, Foxy Brown, Murder on the Orient Express and Benji.
Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 7th of February:
TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.
Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.
McMillan & Wife - TV show about a San Francisco police commissioner and his wife Sally.
All in the Family - American sitcom about the life of a working-class father and his family.
How old was I?
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Time Difference & Statistics
Here are some fun statistics about the 7th of February, 1974.
16,811 days have passed since this date.
1,452,470,400 seconds have passed since the 7th of February, 1974.
If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,694,548,800 times.
Since the 7th of February, 1974, earth has travelled approximately 749,474,726,400 miles through space.
If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 242,078,400 times.
If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 124,912,454 steps. That's about 55,517 miles!
Since this date, 17,429,645 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!
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