What Happened on August 29, 1974

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

Jay Onrait (49 years old)

Canadian sports broadcaster (TSN, Fox Sports 1), born in Athabasca, Alberta

  • Kumi Tanioka, Japanese video game composer (Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles), born in Hiroshima, Japan
Born in 1974
1974 Highlights

About August 29, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 1 month
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (You're) Having My Baby - Paul Anka with Odia Coates
  • UK #1 Song: Love Me For A Reason - Osmonds