What Happened on May 22, 1974

Historical Events

Music History

"Julie and Jackie: How Sweet It Is" music and comedy variety special starring Julie Andrews and Jackie Gleason airs on ABC-TV

  • Ruffian begins her racing career as a filly and dies 14 months later
  • Soccer team Veendam forms
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • A. J. Langer, American actress ("My So-Called Life"; "Baywatch"), born in Columbus, Ohio
  • Sean Gunn, American actor (Gilmore Girls - "Kirk"; Marvel superhero films), born in St. Louis, Missouri
Born in 1974

About May 22, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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