What Happened on December 14, 1974

Historical Events

Film Release

Disaster film "The Towering Inferno" is released, starring Steve McQueen and Paul Newman

  • Islander Glenn Resch's 1st shut-out opponent-Kings 3-0

Cricket History

Viv Richards scores 1st Test Cricket ton 192 v India 20 fours 6 sixes

1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Billy Koch, American baseball pitcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Garden City, New York
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

Walter LippmannWalter Lippmann (1889-1974)

American journalist and political writer (Public Opinion), dies at 85

About December 14, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 3 months and 19 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