What Happened on February 23, 1974

Historical Events

TV Show Appearance

Teri Garr appears on "The Bob Newhart Show" in the episode "Confessions of an Orthodontist"

Famous Birthdays

  • Herschelle Gibbs, South African cricketer (South African Test batsman 1996), born in Cape Town, South Africa
  • Kenyon Cotton, American football fullback (Baltimore Ravens), born in Bossier City, Louisiana
Born in 1974

Famous Weddings

Jeb Bush

Future US Governor Jeb Bush (21) weds Columba Bush (20) in Austin, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Dave Brown, Australian rugby league centre (9 Tests, 19 games NSW; Eastern Suburbs, Warrington; RL "Immortal") and coach (Eastern Suburbs), dies from cancer at 60
  • Florence Rice, American actress (Fast Company, Double Wedding, Riding on Air), dies from lung cancer at 67
  • Harry Ruby [Harry Rubenstein], American composer and screenwriter, dies at 79
1974 Highlights

About February 23, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Way We Were - Barbra Streisand
  • UK #1 Song: Devil Gate Drive - Suzi Quatro