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/US film magnate (MGM), dies of natural causes at 91

Hollywood Mogul Samuel Goldwyn
Hollywood Mogul
Samuel Goldwyn