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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in May 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.

But much more happened on May 1974: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 1974?


Events

  • 02 May 1974 Former VP Spiro Agnew disbarred
  • 04 May 1974 100th Kentucky Derby: Angel Cordero Jr aboard Cannonade wins in 2:04.
  • 05 May 1974 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic.
  • 06 May 1974 Bundy victim Roberta Parks disappears from OSU, Corvallis, Ore
  • 07 May 1974 Pulitzer prize awarded to Robert Lowell (Dolphin).
  • 08 May 1974 FC Magdenburg wins 14th Europe Cup II.
  • 09 May 1974 House Judiciary Committee begins formal hearings on President Richard Nixon impeachment.
  • 10 May 1974 7th ABA championship: New York Nets beats Utah Stars, 4 games to 1.
  • 11 May 1974 Bad, Bad Leroy Brown by Frank Sinatra hits #83
  • 12 May 1974 28th NBA Championship: Boston Celtics beat Milwaukee Bucks, 4 games to 3.
  • 14 May 1974 Symbionese Liberation Army destroyed in shoot-out, six killed.
  • 15 May 1974 Walter Scheel succeeds Heinemann as president of Germany.
  • 16 May 1974 Helmut Schmidt is elected German Chancellor after Willy Brandt resigns due to the spy in his office. Hans-Dietrich Genscher (FDP) becomes vice chancellor and foreign minister.
  • 17 May 1974 Dmitri Shostakovitch completes his 15th String quartet
  • 18 May 1974 100th Preakness: Miguel Rivera aboard Current Little wins in 1:54.6.
  • 19 May 1974 Joanne Carner Golf Invitational wins LPGA Bluegrass
  • 20 May 1974 Soyuz 14 returns to Earth.
  • 22 May 1974 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 23 May 1974 Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 24 May 1974 Dean Martin Show, last airs on NBC-TV
  • 26 May 1974 During a David Cassidy concert in London a 14 year old is trampled
  • 28 May 1974 Magic Show opens at Cort Theater NYC for 1859 performances
  • 29 May 1974 Northern Ireland is brought under direct rule from Westminster.
  • 30 May 1974 NASA's ATS-6 satellite is launched.
  • 31 May 1974 Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights.

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Movies

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Dial M for Murder

Dial M for Murder

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

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

Country: United States of America

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

Release year: 1974

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

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Robert Bresson

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

Arabian Nights

Arabian Nights

Release year: 1974

Directed by: Pier Paolo Pasolini

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

Country: United States of America

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Dirty Mary Crazy Larry

Release year: 1974

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Peter Fonda, Susan George, Adam Roarke, Kenneth Tobey

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1974?
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Cashelmara by Susan Howatch

Cashelmara

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The rich and mighty saga of a wealthy and titled English family in Ireland during the 19th century.

I Heard The Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

I Heard The Owl Call My Name

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Amid the grandeur of the remote Pacific Northwest stands Kingcome, a village so ancient that, according to Kwakiutl myth, it was founded by the two brothers left

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.

Management by Peter F. Drucker

Management

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The essential book on management from the man who invented the disciplineNow completely revised and updated for the first time

The Partners by Louis Auchincloss

The Partners

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Louis Auchincloss is writing here at the top of his remarkable powers as an observer of contemporary America. The Partners is a group portrait of men - and women in what