Thursday 23 May 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Kimber West and Monica Naranjo.
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.
Thunderbolt and Lightfoot, directed by Michael Cimino, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Van Oekel's Discohoek.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Tank.
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1974 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Kimber West: Atlanta, Georgia -- Playmate (February 1997).
- Monica Naranjo: Spanish singer.
- Duane Clemons: linebacker (Minnesota Vikings).
- Jewel [Kilcher] in Saint George: Utah, USA; folk/rock vocalist ("Pieces of You").
- Charlie Yeung: Hong Kong actress and singer.
- Ken Jennings: American game show contestant
- Apollo Robbins: Magician
- Jewel : American singer
- Mónica Naranjo: Spanish singer
- Manuela Schwesig: German politician German Federal Minister of Family Affairs
- Charlie Young: Taiwanese-Hong Kong actress and singer
- Kathleen Cannell: Writer.
- Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed.
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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
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Chicago - (I've Been) Searchin' So Long
- Joni Mitchell - Help Me
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