Monday May 13, 1974
US date format: 5/13/1974, UK date format: 13/5/1974
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 13, 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 Albert Connell and Lisa Jacob.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to The Streak by Ray Stevens.
In UK Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes was in the top 5 hits.
Welcome to Arrow Beach, directed by Laurence Harvey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1974
while Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke 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 Tank.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 13, 1974?
- Saint Maria Dominica Mazzarello (died 1881)
- Saint John the Silent
- Saint Gerald of Villamagna
- Saint Robert Bellarmine
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- Arthur J Burks: ''million-words-a-year'' pulp magazines...
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 13, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On
- Elton John - Bennie And The Jets
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Chicago - (I've Been) Searchin' So Long
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - I'm In Love
- Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got
- James Brown - The Payback
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)
- The O'Jays - For The Love Of Money
- Al Green - Let's Get Married
- Graham Central Station - Can You Handle It?
- Kool & The Gang - Hollywood Swinging
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 13, 1974?
On May 13, 1974 the day of the week was Monday.
What zodiac sign is May 13, 1974?
On May 13, 1974 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 13, 1974?
On May 13, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 13, 1974?
On May 13, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 13, 1974?
On May 13, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 13, 1974?
On May 13, 1974 several famous people were born including, Albert Connell, Lisa Jacob, Brian Geraghty.
Which famous people died on May 13, 1974?
Famous people died on May 13, 1974 include, Arthur J Burks.
What was the number one song in May 13, 1974?
The number one song in the week of May 13, 1974 was The Streak by Ray Stevens in US and Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes in UK.
What were the top hits on May 13, 1974?
The top hits on May 13, 1974 were The Streak by Ray Stevens, Dancing Machine by Jackson 5, The Entertainer by Marvin Hamlisch in US and Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes, Waterloo by Abba, Shang-A-Lang by Bay City Rollers in UK.