Thursday 30 May 1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cee-Lo Green and Konstantinos Chalkias.
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.
Thriller: A Cruel Picture, directed by Alex Fridolinski, 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 Gran Trak 10 or Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 May 1974 ?
- Saint Reinhilde
- Peru ? National Potato Day .
- United States ? Memorial Day (originally ? currently last Monday in May).
- Saint Ferdinand III
- Saint Gabinus
- Saint Jeanne d'Arc
- Trinidad and Tobago ? Indian Arrival Day(National Holiday).
- Cee-Lo Green: American musician.
- Konstantinos Chalkias: Greek footballer.
- Vigor Bovolenta: Italian volleyball champion, a member of the Italian team which won a Bronze Medal at the Atlanta Olympics 8/04/1996.
- CeeLo Green: R&B Singer.
- Big L: American rapper (d. 1999).
- Kostas Chalkias: Greek footballer
- Shin Ha-kyun: South Korean actor
- David Wilkie: Ellensburg -- NHL defenseman (Montreal Canadiens)
- NASA's ATS-6 satellite is launched.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Joni Mitchell - Help Me
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- Cat Stevens - Oh Very Young
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