What Happened on December 12, 1974

Historical Events

Event of Interest

50‐year‐old Georgia Governor Jimmy Carter announces his candidacy for the Democratic nomination for President [1]

Famous Birthdays

  • Franklin Anangonó, Ecuadorian soccer defender (7 caps; ESPoli Quito, El Nacional Quito, Macará), born in Quito, Ecuador (d. 2022)
  • Nolberto Solano, Peruvian footballer, born in Callao, Peru
Born in 1974
1974 Highlights

About December 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas
  • UK #1 Song: You're The First The Last My Everything - Barry White