Wednesday May 29, 1974US date format: 5/29/1974, UK date format: 29/5/1974
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It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 29, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
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 Burr by Gore Vidal was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching My Old Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Qwak! or Rebound.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 29 May 1974 ?
- Nigeria: Democracy Day.
- Saint Theodosia
- Bah�'f Faith: Ascension of Bah�'u'llah.
- United Kingdom: Oak Apple Day.
- Venezuela: Tree Day.
- Saint Erwin
- Saint Maximinus of Trier
- Argentina: Army Day.
- Blessed Adhemar
- Aaron McGruder: American author and cartoonist.
- Steve Cardenas: American martial artist and retired actor.
- Kenny Bynum: running back (San Diego Chargers).
- Barbara Mulej in Kranj: Slovenia; tennis star (1992 Futures Germany).
- Romain Duris: Actor.
- Myf Warhurst: Australian radio presenter TV personality.
- Jenny Willott: English politician.
- Stephen Larkham: Australian rugby player and coach.
- Robyn Petroskey in Minneapolis: Minnesota, USA; figure skater (1996 Midwest champion).
- Northern Ireland is brought under direct rule from Westminster.
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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
- 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
- Billy, Don't Be A Hero - Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods
- Cat Stevens - Oh Very Young
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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