What Happened on January 13, 1974

Historical Events

  • Seraphim is elected Archbishop of Athens and All Greece.
  • Super Bowl VIII, Rice Stadium, Houston, TX: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7; MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Lepsis, NFL tackle (Denver Broncos-Super Bowl 32)
  • Sergei Brylin, Russian NHL center (NJ Devils), born in Moscow, Russia

Famous Deaths

  • Raoul Jobin, French-Canadian operatic tenor (1930-58), and educator (Conservatoire de musique du Qu├ębec, 1960-71), dies at 69
  • Salvador Novo, Mexican writer and poet, dies at 69
1974 Highlights

About January 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 21 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Show And Tell - Al Wilson
  • UK #1 Song: You Won't Find Another Fool Like Me - New Seekers