Thursday May 23, 1974US date format: 5/23/1974, UK date format: 23/5/1974
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It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 23, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jewel (singer) and Lino (rapper).
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.
Bootleggers, directed by Charles B. Pierce, 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 Tank or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 23 May 1974
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Which were the important events of 23 May 1974 ?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
- Bah�'f Faith: Declaration of the B�b
- Discordianism: Day of Disunity
- Jewel (singer)
- Lino (rapper)
- Yann Guichard
- Monica Naranjo: Spanish singer.
- Duane Clemons: linebacker (Minnesota Vikings).
- Jewel [Kilcher] in Saint George: Utah, USA; folk/rock vocalist ("Pieces of You").
- Charlie Yeung: Hong Kong actress and singer.
- Ken Jennings: American game show contestant.
- Monika Chiang: Designer.
- Jewel : American singer.
- Mónica Naranjo: Spanish singer.
- Manuela Schwesig: German politician German Federal Minister of Family Affairs.
- Charlie Young: Taiwanese-Hong Kong actress and singer.
- Apollo Robbins: Magician.
- A. J. Langer: Actress.
- Kimber West: Atlanta, Georgia -- Playmate (February 1997).
- Kathleen Cannell: Writer.
- Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- Italian Red Brigade officer Mario Sossi freed.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1974 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Three Dog Night - The Show Must Go On
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Grand Funk - The Loco-Motion
- Chicago - (I've Been) Searchin' So Long
- Joni Mitchell - Help Me
Top #10 R&B songs
- Aretha Franklin - I'm In Love
- William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got
- The O'Jays - For The Love Of Money
- Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
- Kool & The Gang - Hollywood Swinging
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- James Brown - The Payback
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)
- Graham Central Station - Can You Handle It?
- Bill Withers - The Same Love That Made Me Laugh
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