Sunday May 5, 1974US date format: 5/5/1974, UK date format: 5/5/1974
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It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 5, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Thomas Thévenoud and Shaun McKnight.
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 The Fan Club by Irving Wallace 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 Maze War.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 May 1974
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1974 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Thomas Thévenoud
- Tony McCoy: Athlete.
- Shaun McKnight: YouTube Star.
- Seiji Ara: Japanese race car driver.
- Jens Ryland: Norwegian guitarist (Borknagar).
- Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic.
Planetary positions on this day
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1974 ?
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 #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
- Mighty Mighty - Earth, Wind & Fire
- 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?