Saturday May 11, 1974
US date format: 5/11/1974, UK date format: 11/5/1974
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 11, 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 Benoît Magimel and Nicolas Troussel.
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 Maze War or Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 11, 1974?
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- Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Frank Sinatra hits #83
- Tubular Bells by Mike Oldfield hits #7
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 11, 1974?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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)
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 11, 1974?
On May 11, 1974 the day of the week was Saturday.
What zodiac sign is May 11, 1974?
On May 11, 1974 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 11, 1974?
On May 11, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 11, 1974?
On May 11, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 11, 1974?
On May 11, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 11, 1974?
On May 11, 1974 several famous people were born including, Benoît Magimel, Nicolas Troussel, Billy Kidman.
What was the number one song in May 11, 1974?
The number one song in the week of May 11, 1974 was The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk in US and Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes in UK.
What were the top hits on May 11, 1974?
The top hits on May 11, 1974 were The Loco-Motion by Grand Funk, The Streak by Ray Stevens, Dancing Machine by Jackson 5 in US and Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes, Waterloo by Abba, Shang-A-Lang by Bay City Rollers in UK.