What the sky looked like on May 17, 1974
Get the star map showing the sky over this special date
US date format: 5/17/1974, UK date format: 17/5/1974
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 17, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Andrea Corr and Sendhil Ramamurthy.
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 Maze War or Spasim.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 17, 1974?
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 17, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?