April 2nd, 1974, was a Tuesday. It was day 92 of 1974. The decade was the 1970s.
47 years, 1 months and 5 days have passed since April 2nd, 1974.
The zodiac star sign for this date is Aries.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
"The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand would go on to win a Grammy for 1974's Song of the Year.
"The Godfather Part II" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1974.
In 1974, the best soccer players were Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, Kazimierz Deyna, Paul Breitner, Johan Neeskens, Grzegorz Lato, Gerd Müller, Robert Gadocha, Billy Bremner and Ralf Edström.
The best NBA players in 1974 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek, Rick Barry, Walt Frazier and Gail Goodrich.
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Richard Nixon was the President of the United States on April 2nd, 1974.
Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on April 2nd, 1974.
Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.
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