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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

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Pulp Fiction

Pulp Fiction

Directed by: Quentin Tarantino

Starring: John Travolta, Uma Thurman, Samuel L. Jackson, Bruce Willis

Country: United States of America

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Martin Sheen, Marlon Brando, Robert Duvall, Frederic Forrest

Country: United States of America

Alien

Alien

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright

Country: United States of America

Once Upon a Time in America

Once Upon a Time in America

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Robert De Niro, James Woods, Elizabeth McGovern, Treat Williams

Country: United States of America

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in May 1974?
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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

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red by Harry Kemelman

Tuesday The Rabbi Saw Red

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Rabbi Small encounters militant activists, anarchists, and a mad bomber on a college campus in this New York Times bestseller Once again, Rabbi Small finds himself looking for solace outside the confines

The Joy Of Sex by Alex Comfort

The Joy Of Sex

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Famous for helping couples discover how sex can be playful, erotic, passionate, exhilarating, and most of all, pleasurable.The Joy of Sex revolutionized how we experience our sexuality.

You And Me Babe by Chuck Barris

You And Me Babe

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Book by Chuck barris

Watership Down by Richard Adams

Watership Down

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A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set