What Happened on March 24, 1974

Historical Events

  • 36th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: North Carolina State beats Marquette, 76-64; Wolfpack first title; first tournament officially designated as a Division I championship

Famous Birthdays

Alyson Hannigan (49 years old)

American actress (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, How I met Your Mother), born in Washington, D.C.

  • Chad Butler, American Christian rock drummer (Switchfoot - "Mess Of Me"), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Terry Killens, linebacker (Tennessee Oilers)
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Doris Deane [Dibble], American silent film actress (Stupid, But Brave), dies at 74
  • Yoshida Isoya, Japanese architect (modern sukiya style), dies at 79
1974 Highlights

About March 24, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sunshine On My Shoulders - John Denver
  • UK #1 Song: Billy, Don't Be A Hero - Paper Lace