Thursday May 9, 1974US date format: 5/9/1974, UK date format: 9/5/1974
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 9, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sagamore Stévenin and Dylan Lauren.
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 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 Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 9 May 1974
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Which were the important events of 9 May 1974 ?
- Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
- Our Lady of Flanders
- Saint Tudi
- Saint Pachomius (died 346)
- Saint Gerontius (died 501)
- Roman Empire ? Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Jersey, Guernsey ? Liberation Day (commemorating the end of the German Occupation of the Channel Islands during World War II).
- Saint Carolina
- European Union ? Europe day, commemorating the "Schuman declaration".
- Sagamore Stévenin
- Dylan Lauren: American businesswoman & daughter of fashion designer Ralph Lauren.
- Pete Kelley: 218.
- Stephane Yelle in Ottawa: Canada; NHL center (Colorado Avalanche).
- Shin Yahata: hockey forward (Team Japan 1998).
- Lyubomir Pipkov: Composer, dies at 69.
- House Judiciary Committee begins formal hearings on President Richard Nixon impeachment.
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
- 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
- Summer Breeze (Part 1) - The Isley Brothers
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?