What Happened on December 24, 1974

Historical Events

Event of Interest

Former US astronaut John Glenn join the Senate for Ohio

Sports History

MLB St Louis Cardinals Lou Brock is named Sportsman of the Year

Famous Birthdays

  • Marcelo Salas, Chilean footballer, born in Temuco, Chile

Ryan SeacrestRyan Seacrest (48 years old)

American DJ (On Air; American Top 40), and television host (American Idol, since 2002; Dick Clark's Rockin' New Year's Eve, since 2005; Live with Kelly and Ryan, since 2017), born in Atlanta, Georgia

Born in 1974

About December 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Angie Baby - Helen Reddy
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely This Christmas - Mud