What Happened on January 8, 1974

Historical Events

  • E Wilson Jr's musical "Let My People Come" premieres in NYC
  • Gold hits record $126.50 an ounce in London
  • Silver hits record $3.40 an ounce in New York

Famous Birthdays

  • Arjan Blaauw, Dutch soccer player (FC Groningen), born in Stadskanaal, Netherlands
1974 Highlights

About January 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: The Joker - The Steve Miller Band
  • UK #1 Song: Merry Xmas Everybody - Slade