Friday May 31, 1974US date format: 5/31/1974, UK date format: 31/5/1974
This day in 30 sec.
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 31, 1974). The US president was Richard Nixon (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ara Celi and Jim Carey (ice hockey).
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 Maze War or Qwak!.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 31 May 1974
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Find out your future
Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 31 May 1974!
Which were the important events of 31 May 1974 ?
- World No Tobacco Day.
- Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
- Saint Gislemerio
- Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
- Saint Petronella.
- the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
- The Godiva procession.
- IT Day.
- Ara Celi
- Jim Carey (ice hockey)
- Chad Campbell: American golfer.
- Kenan Dogulu
- Jim Carey: American hockey player, a goalie for the Washington Capitals, Boston Bruins, and St. Louis Blues between 1994 and 1999.
- Kenan Doğulu: Turkish singer-songwriter and producer.
- CeeLo Green: Musician.
- Tristram Hunt: English historian and politician Shadow Secretary of State for Education.
- Adrian Tomine: American author and illustrator.
- Zsolt Erdei: Hungarian light heavyweight boxer.
- Jim Carey in Dorchester: Massachusetts, USA; NHL goalie (Washington Capitals).
- Bindi Mansfield in Mooerbank: New South Wales, Australia; diver (Olympics-1996).
- Sean Kent: American stand-up comedian, actor and writer.
- Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights.
- Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at age 70.
Planetary positions on this day
What news were making the headlines those days in May 1974?
Make this date unforgettable
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)
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?