What Happened on June 8, 1974

Historical Events

  • 106th Belmont: Miguel Rivera aboard Little Current wins in 2:29.2
  • Keyboardist Rick Wakeman quits rock group "Yes" (for the first time)
  • US and Saudi Arabia sign military-economic contract
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Gabe Northern, defensive end (Buffalo Bills)
Born in 1974

Famous Weddings

Jerry Lucas

NBA forward Jerry Lucas (34) weds second wife Sharalee Beard

About June 8, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 9 months and 21 days
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