What Happened on December 20, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"The Godfather Part II", directed by Francis Ford Coppola and starring Al Pacino and Robert De Niro, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1975)

  • Ethiopia becomes socialist one-party state

Music releaseAlbum Release

George Harrison releases his "Dark Horse" album in UK

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison

Famous Birthdays

  • Augie Ojeda, baseball infielder (Olympics-bronze-96), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Die, Japanese musician (Dir en grey)

Famous Deaths

  • Andre Jolivet, French composer (L'eunuque), dies at 69