What Happened on January 12, 1974

Historical Events

  • "Joker" by Steve Miller Band peaks at #1
  • Libya & Tunisia announces they are merging as "Islamic Arab Republic"

Famous Birthdays

Mel CMel C (49 years old)

English singer "Sporty Spice" (Spice Girls - "Wannabee"), born in Whiston, England

  • Tor Arne Hetland, Norwegian cross-country skier, born in Stavanger, Norway
1974 Highlights

About January 12, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Joker - The Steve Miller Band
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade