What Happened on July 8, 1974

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Yank shortstop Jim Mason ties record with 4 doubles in 9 inn game

Famous Birthdays

  • Tami Erin, American actress and model
  • Zhanna Friske, Russian actress and singer
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Morris "Moose" Charlap, American Broadway composer (Peter Pan; Kelly), dies at 45

About July 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 10 months and 30 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