What Happened on February 2, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 10th British Commonwealth Games close in Christchurch, New Zealand

Music release#1 in the Charts

Barbra Streisand's 1st #1 hit, "The Way We Were"

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • Pope Paul VI encyclical "To Honor Mary"
  • Smallest crowd at Cleveland Arena (Cavs vs Golden State-1,641)
  • The F-16 Fighting Falcon flies for the first time.

Famous Birthdays

  • David Buck, kayak (alt-Olympics-96), born in Honolulu, Hawaii
  • J R Conrad, offensive tackle/guard (NY Jets)
  • Jeff Cassar, soccer goalkeeper (Olympics-gold-96)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Absil, Belgian composer (Benedictions), dies at 80