Tuesday 14 May 1974
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens.
In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits.
Dirty Mary Crazy Larry, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 14 May 1974 ?
- St. Carthach the Younger
- DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
- Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Paraguay - Flag Day.
- St. Maria Dominic Mazzarello
- St. Just
- St. Engelmer
- St. Vincent of Lerins
- St. Victor and Corona
- St. Boniface of Tarsus
- St. Michael Garicoits
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: St. Matthias (Apostle)
- St. Engelmund
- Keram Malichi-Sanchez: Actor (No Contest, Catwalk, Boulevard).
- Jennifer Allan: American model.
- Ken Belanger in Sault-Ste-Marie: Ontario, Canada; NHL left wing (New York Islanders).
- Krister Axel: American singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Anu Välba: Estonian journalist.
- Symbionese Liberation Army destroyed in shoot-out, six killed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Chicago - (I've Been) Searchin' So Long
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