What Happened on January 31, 1974

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Pestano, Cuban baseball player
  • Bob Mulder, soccer player (Appingedam, FC Groningen)
  • Lorenzo Styles, NFL linebacker (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Othella Harrington, NBA forward (Houston Rockets)
  • Pavi Sald, ice hockey defenseman (Finland, Olympics 1998)
  • Tory Toogood, Australian rower (Olympics 1996)

Famous Weddings

  • "The Outlaw" actress Jane Russell (52) weds real-estate broker John Calvin People (45) in Santa Barbara, California

Famous Deaths

  • Glen Morris, American Olympic track and field champion (Olympic gold, 1936) and actor (Tarzan, Hold That Co-ed), dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • Glenn Morris, olympian/actor (Tarzan's Revenge), dies at 61
  • Harry Baum, actor (Crime & Punishment), dies at 58
  • Paul Haesaerts, Flemish architect/painter (Flandre), dies at 72
  • Roger Pryor, American actor (Lady by Choice, Belle of the Nineties, Identity Unknown), dies at 72

Person of interestSamuel Goldwyn

Samuel Goldwyn, Polish English American film magnate (MGM), dies of natural causes at 91

Hollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn
Hollywood Mogul
Samuel Goldwyn