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.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • Joanne Carner Golf Invitational wins LPGA Bluegrass

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Movies

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Welcome to Arrow Beach

Welcome to Arrow Beach

Directed by: Laurence Harvey

Starring: Laurence Harvey, Joanna Pettet, Stuart Whitman, John Ireland

Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, Robert Cummings, John Williams

Country: United States of America

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Directed by: Michael Cimino

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Jeff Bridges, Geoffrey Lewis, Catherine Bach

Country: United States of America

Lancelot of the Lake

Lancelot of the Lake

Directed by: Robert Bresson

Starring: Luc Simon, Laura Duke Condominas, Humbert Balsan, Vladimir Antolek-Oresek

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

Starring: Ninetto Davoli, Franco Citti, Franco Merli, Tessa Bouché

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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My Old Man

My Old Man

Directed by: John Erman

The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang

Directed by: John Watson

Landline

Landline

Directed by: Gillian Robespierre

Bedtime Stories

Bedtime Stories

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Van Oekel's Discohoek

Van Oekel's Discohoek

Starring: Dolf Brouwers, Jaap Bar, IJf Blokker, Gerard Schiering

Country: Netherlands

Days to next May 19

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Alistair Cooke'S America by Alistair Cooke

Alistair Cooke'S America

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As the United States adjusts to its role as sole superpower in a world of shifting allegiances, it has never been more important to understand what makes the country work.

The Fan Club by Irving Wallace

The Fan Club

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The Snare Of The Hunter by Helen MacInnes

The Snare Of The Hunter

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A young woman who has escaped from Czechoslovakia in an attempt to find her father, a Nobel Prize nominee, discovers that she is the object of a deadly hunt

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy

Times To Remember

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A fascinating chronicle of eight decades rich in history, drama, and courage, the new edition of Rose Kennedy's bestselling memoir is introduced by a moving tribute from her children

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Maze War

Maze War

Platform: Imlac PDS-1, Macintosh, NeXT Computer, Palm OS, Xerox Star, X Window System

Genre: First-person shooter

Gran Trak 10

Gran Trak 10

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Atari

Tank

Tank

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Military strategy

Publisher: Kee Games

Spasim

Spasim

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Shooter games

Rebound

Rebound

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sport

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.


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