What Happened on December 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "The Man with the Golden Gun", 9th James Bond film, starring Roger Moore, Britt Ekland and Christopher Lee, premieres in London
  • Dave Kryskow scores Washington Capitals 1st NHL shorthanded goal
  • Nelson A Rockefeller sworn-in as 41st VP

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryant Westbrook, cornerback (Detroit Lions)
  • Jake Plummer, quarterback (Arizona Cardinals)
  • Mikko Paananen, Finnish bassist (HIM)
  • Ricky Ponting, cricketer (prodigious Tasmania batsman, Australia 1995)