What Happened on August 5, 1974

Historical Events

  • Joan Jett forms her rock group Runaways in England

Event of Interest

US President Richard Nixon admits he withheld information about Watergate break-in

Famous Birthdays

  • Antoine Sibierski, French footballer (Newcastle United), born in Lille, France
  • Frankie Hejduk, American soccer defender (Olympic gold 1996), born in La Mesa, California
  • Kajol Mukherjee, Indian actress (Fanaa, My Name Is Khan), born in Mumbai, Maharashtra
Born in 1974

About August 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Holidays: Civic Holiday (Canada), Summer Bank Holiday (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Feel Like Makin' Love - Roberta Flack
  • UK #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George Mccrae