On This Day

What Happened on June 15, 1974

Historical Events

Historic Publication

"All the President's Men" by Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward detailing their Watergate investigation is published by Simon and Schuster in the US

Album Release

"Back Home Again" 8th studio album by John Denver is released (Billboard Album of the Year, 1975)

French Open Women's Tennis

French Open Women's Tennis: American teenager Chris Evert beats Olga Morozova of Russia 6-1, 6-2 for first of a record 7 French singles titles

  • Novelty song "The Streak" by Ray Stevens hits #1 on UK pop chart

Famous Birthdays

  • Scott Tunkin, Australian baseball infielder (Olympics 1996)
1974 Highlights

About June 15, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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