Monday 6 May 1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 6, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bernard Barmasai and Daniela Bártová.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk.
In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits.
Dial M for Murder, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while The Partners by Louis Auchincloss was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Old Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Maze War or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 6 May 1974
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Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 6 May 1974 ?
- Saint Justus
- Sinaites of Serbia
- New Martyr Demetrios of the Peloponnesus (d. 1803)
- Seraphim the Struggler of Mt. Domvu
- Micah of Radonezh
- New Martyr Elias Ardunis
- Righteous Job the Long-suffering (OT)
- Barbarus the soldier, with Bacchus, Callimachus and Dionysios
- Barbaros the Robber in Thessaly
- Blessed Prudentia
- Saint Benedicta of Rome
- Saint Dominic Savio, patron saint of studying youth
- Saint Lucius
- Saint John in the Oil
- Bernard Barmasai: Kenyan runner.
- Daniela Bártová: Czech pole vaulter and gymnast.
- Faruk Namdar: German-Turkish footballer.
- Patrick Tang: Hong Kong actor and singer.
- Bundy victim Roberta Parks disappears from OSU, Corvallis, Ore
- Stolen Guitar Player painting by Jan Vermeer found in London
- W German chancellor W Brandt resigns
- Roberta Parks disappears from Oregon State University, Corvallis Oregon (Ted Bundy victim).
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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
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On
- Mike Oldfield - Tubular Bells
- MFSB - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- Chicago - (I've Been) Searchin' So Long
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
Top #10 R&B songs
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- James Brown - The Payback
- Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
- Aretha Franklin - I'm In Love
- Al Green - Let's Get Married
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)
- MFSB Featuring The Three Degrees - TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia)
- William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got
- The Isley Brothers - Summer Breeze (Part 1)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?