What Happened on November 1, 1974

Historical Events

  • Fire kills 189 in less than 25 min (Sao Paulo Brazil)
  • UN affirms independence of Cyprus

Famous Birthdays

  • V. V. S. Laxman, Indian cricket batsman (134 Tests; 8,781 runs @ 45.5; best 281, 2001), born in Hyderabad, Telangana

Famous Deaths

  • Ralf Harolde, American actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off), dies at 75
1974 Highlights

About November 1, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Haven't Done Nothin - Stevie Wonder
  • UK #1 Song: Everything I Own - Ken Boothe