What Happened on July 10, 1974

Historical Events

  • OPEC ends oil boycott against Netherlands
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • (Idalmis) Marina Vidal, American actress, journalist and beauty queen (Miss Florida 1996), born in Miami, Florida
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor, British film and stage actor ("Twelve Years a Slave"), born in London, England
  • Imelda May [Higham, née Clabby], Irish rockabilly singer-songwriter, guitarist and bodhrán player ("It's Good To Be Alive"; "Mayhem"), born in Dublin, Ireland
1974 Highlights

About July 10, 1974

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 6 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George McCrae
  • UK #1 Song: She - Charles Aznavour