Sunday May 19, 1974
US date format: 5/19/1974, UK date format: 19/5/1974
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 19, 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 Emma Shapplin and Andrew Johns.
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 Gran Trak 10.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 19, 1974?
- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
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- Joanne Carner Golf Invitational wins LPGA Bluegrass
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 19, 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 19If May 19, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 4 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 18 days.
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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 19, 1974?
On May 19, 1974 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is May 19, 1974?
On May 19, 1974 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 19, 1974?
On May 19, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 19, 1974?
On May 19, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 19, 1974?
On May 19, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 19, 1974?
On May 19, 1974 several famous people were born including, Emma Shapplin, Andrew Johns, Chantal Kreviazuk.
What was the number one song in May 19, 1974?
The number one song in the week of May 19, 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 19, 1974?
The top hits on May 19, 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.