What Happened on January 16, 1974

Historical Events


"Jaws" by Peter Benchley is published by Doubleday

  • L A Landslide kills 9 in Canyonville, Oregon

Famous Birthdays

Kate Moss (49 years old)

English model, born in Croydon, England

Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Roy Bargy, American pianist and composer (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 79

About January 16, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 8 months and 17 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