On This Day

What Happened on January 18, 1974

Historical Events

  • "$6 Million Man" starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV
  • Israel & Egypt sign weapons accord

Famous Birthdays

  • Christian Burns, British rock singer-songwriter and guitarist (BBMak), born in Liverpool, England
  • Devon Odessa, American actress (Sharon-My So Called Life, Girl of Limberlost), born in Parkersburg, West Virginia
  • Maulik Pancholy, American actor, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Michael Tunn, Australian radio announcer & television presenter, born in Adelaide, Australia
  • Princess Claire of Belgium, British-Belgian land surveyor, born in Bath, United Kingdom
  • Shane Burton, American football defensive tackle (Miami Dolphins), born in Logan, West Virginia

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Author Maya Angelou (45) weds Paul Bernard Du Feu

Author, Poet and Activist Maya Angelou
Author, Poet and Activist
Maya Angelou

1974 Highlights

About January 18, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn