On This Day

What Happened on March 19, 1974

Historical Events

  • Jefferson Starship begins their 1st tour

Famous Birthdays

  • John Coppinger, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles), born in El Paso, Texas
  • Vida Guerra, Cuban-American swimsuit model

Famous Deaths

  • Anne Klein, American fashion designer (Anne Klein II), dies at 50
  • Edward Platt, American actor (Chief-Get Smart), dies at 58
  • Hertha Kuusinen, Finnish communist/daughter of Otto K, dies at 70
1974 Highlights

About March 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Dark Lady - Cher
  • UK #1 Song: Billy, Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace