What Happened on March 4, 1974

Historical Events

  • David Hares' "Knuckle" premieres in London
  • Educational series "The Letter People" debuts on KETC-TV (PBS) in St. Louis, Missouri
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ariel Ortega, Argentine footballer (Valencia), born in Ledesma, Argentina
  • ICS Vortex [Simen Hestn├Žs], Norwegian vocalist (Arcturus)
  • Karol Kucera, Slovakian tennis star (1995-Rosmalen), born in Bratislava Slovakia
  • Tommy Phelps, American baseball player
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Adolph Gottlieb, American painter, dies at 71
  • Mihail Andricu, Romanian pianist, composer, violinist, and music professor (Bucharest Conservatory, 1926-59), dies at 79

About March 4, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 49 years, 6 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Seasons In The Sun - Terry Jacks
  • UK #1 Song: Jealous Mind - Alvin Stardust