What Happened on April 13, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Darren Turner, British racing car driver, born in Camberley, Surrey
  • Ruben Östlund, Swedish director (The Square), born in Styrsö, Sweden
  • Sergei Gonchar, Russian NHL defenseman (Washington Capitals; Olympic silver 1998), born in Chelyabinsk, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Stanley Smith, American actor and singer (King of Jazz; Soup to Nuts; Good News), dies at 71
1974 Highlights

About April 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bennie And The Jets - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks