What Happened on May 16, 1974

Historical Events

  • Helmut Schmidt becomes West German Chancellor
  • USSR performs nuclear Test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Richman, American TV personality (Man v Food), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Keith Thibodeaux, cornerback (Washington Redskins)
  • Laura Pausini, Italian pop singer
  • Sonny Sandoval, American singer (P.O.D.)
Born in 1974

About May 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Streak - Ray Stevens
  • UK #1 Song: Sugar Baby Love - The Rubettes