What Happened on January 19, 1974

Historical Events

  • Belgium government of Leburton falls
  • China and South Vietnam clash over the Paracel Islands, resulting in a Chinese victory
  • Notre Dame beats UCLA, 71-70 in South Bend, Indiana to end Bruins' NCAA-record 88-game basketball win streak

Famous Birthdays

  • Amaury Telemaco, Dominican baseball pitcher (Chicago Cubs), born in Hig├╝ey, Dominican Republic
  • Frank Caliendo, American comedian & impressionist, born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Gregory Playfair, Dutch football player (PSV), born in Paramaribo, Suriname
  • Jaime Moreno, Bolivian footballer, born in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia
  • Tarik Oulida, Dutch football player (Ajax/Seville), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Walter Jones, American football offensive tackle (Seattle Seahawks), born in Aliceville, Alabama
1974 Highlights

About January 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 10 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