What Happened on July 28, 1974

Historical Events

  • 69 die when packed bus strikes heavy truck in Belem, Brazil

Famous Birthdays

Alexis TsiprasAlexis Tsipras (48 years old)

Greek politician (Greek President 2015), born in Athens, Greece

  • Hannah Waddingham, British actress (Ted Lasso; Game of Thrones, 2015-16), and musical theater singer, born in London, England
  • Justin Lee Collins, British radio host, actor and comedian, born in Southmead, Bristol
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Jack Ellis, Australian cricketer (Victorian WK, Ashes tourist 1926), dies
  • Truman Bradley, American TV host (Science Fiction Theater), dies at 69
1974 Highlights

About July 28, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: ANNIE's SONG - John Denver
  • UK #1 Song: Rock Your Baby - George Mccrae