Thursday May 02, 1974
US date format: 5/2/1974, UK date format: 2/5/1974
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 2, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include James Thierree and Cédric Oheix.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk.
In UK Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks 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 Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Old Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gran Trak 10 or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 02, 1974?
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- Former VP Spiro Agnew disbarred
- Former US Vice President Spiro Agnew is disbarred.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 02, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Gladys Knight and the Pips - Best Thing That Ever Happened To Me
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Blue Swede - Hooked On A Feeling
- Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
- Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On
- The Main Ingredient - Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- James Brown - The Payback
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Al Green - Let's Get Married
- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Mighty Mighty
- Aretha Franklin - I'm In Love
- Bloodstone - Outside Woman
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 02, 1974?
On May 02, 1974 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is May 02, 1974?
On May 02, 1974 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 02, 1974?
On May 02, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 02, 1974?
On May 02, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 02, 1974?
On May 02, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 02, 1974?
On May 02, 1974 several famous people were born including, James Thierree, Cédric Oheix, Horacio Carbonari.
What was the number one song in May 02, 1974?
The number one song in the week of May 02, 1974 was The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks in UK.
What were the top hits on May 02, 1974?
The top hits on May 02, 1974 were The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk, TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) by MFSB, Bennie And The Jets by Elton John in US and Seasons In The Sun by Terry Jacks, The Cat Crept In by Mud, Billy, Don't Be A Hero by Paper Lace in UK.