What Happened on June 7, 1974

Historical Events

  • MLB San Diego Padres draft Brown University shortstop Bill Almon #1

Famous Birthdays

  • David Filoni, American director, producer, and screenwriter (Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008-20 TV series); The Mandalorian), born in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania
  • Edward "Bear" Grylls, British adventurer, author and TV presenter (Man vs. Wild), born in Donaghadee, Northern Ireland
  • Jason Caswell, Canadian skeet shooter (Olympics 1996), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
  • Mahesh Bhupathi, Indian pro tennis player (Men's Doubles champ - French Open, 1999 & 2001; Wimbledon, 1999; US Open, 2002), born in Chennai, India

Famous Weddings

Richard Harris

Irish actor and singer Richard Harris (43) weds American actress Ann Turkel (27); divorce in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Émilie Charmy, French avant-garde artist, dies at 96
1974 Highlights

About June 7, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Band On The Run - Paul McCartney And Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Sugar Baby Love - The Rubettes