On This Day

What Happened on February 9, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Daddy What If" by Bobby Bare peaks at #41
  • "The Americans (A Canadian's Opinion)" by Gordon Sinclair peaks at #24
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Dorothy Hamill
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr

Famous Birthdays

  • Amber Valletta, American actress and model (Hitch, Revenge), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Brad Maynard, punter (NY Giants)
  • John Wallace, NBA forward (Toronto Raptors)
  • Orlando Bobo, guard (Minnesota Vikings)

Famous Deaths

  • Cees de Lange, Dutch conferencier, dies at 60