What Happened on January 26, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

31st Golden Globes: "The Exorcist", Al Pacino, & Marsha Mason win

Actor Al Pacino
Al Pacino
Writer & Filmmaker William Peter Blatty
Writer & Filmmaker
William Peter Blatty
  • Bülent Ecevit becomes Prime Minister of Turkey for the 1st time

Famous Birthdays

  • Rokia Traoré, Malian singer-songwriter (Tchamantché), born in Kolokani, Mali
  • Shannon Hale, American author

Famous Deaths

  • Siegfried von Vegesack, German writer, dies at 85
  • Wiktor Labunski, Polish-American composer, dies at 78