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 (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
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