Wednesday May 29, 1974
US date format: 5/29/1974, UK date format: 29/5/1974
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 29, 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 Aaron McGruder and Steve Cardenas.
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 Times To Remember by Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy 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 Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 29, 1974?
- Nigeria: Democracy Day.
- Saint Theodosia
- Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
- United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
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- Northern Ireland is brought under direct rule from Westminster.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 29, 1974?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ray Stevens - The Streak
- Paul McCartney - Band On The Run
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- The Stylistics - You Make Me Feel Brand New
- Marvin Hamlisch - The Entertainer
- Maria Muldaur - Midnight At The Oasis
- Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
- Joni Mitchell - Help Me
- Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods - Billy, Don't Be A Hero
- Cat Stevens - Oh Very Young
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- William DeVaughn - Be Thankful For What You Got
- Kool & The Gang - Hollywood Swinging
- The O'Jays - For The Love Of Money
- Aretha Franklin - I'm In Love
- Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'bout A Thing
- Blue Magic - Sideshow
- Four Tops - One Chain Don't Make No Prison
- Jackson 5 - Dancing Machine
- James Brown - The Payback
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Satisfaction Guaranteed (Or Take Your Love Back)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 29If May 29, 1974 is your birthday you're 46 years, 4 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 29 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 29, 1974?
On May 29, 1974 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is May 29, 1974?
On May 29, 1974 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 29, 1974?
On May 29, 1974 the US President was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 29, 1974?
On May 29, 1974 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 29, 1974?
On May 29, 1974 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 29, 1974?
On May 29, 1974 several famous people were born including, Aaron McGruder, Steve Cardenas, Barbara Mulej in Kranj.
What was the number one song in May 29, 1974?
The number one song in the week of May 29, 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 29, 1974?
The top hits on May 29, 1974 were The Streak by Ray Stevens, Band On The Run by Paul McCartney, Dancing Machine by Jackson 5 in US and Sugar Baby Love by The Rubettes, Waterloo by Abba, Shang-A-Lang by Bay City Rollers in UK.