On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1974

Historical Events

Music History

Operatic soprano Maria Callas makes her final public appearance in Sapporo, Japan

Famous Birthdays

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, American actor (The Departed, Inception, The Wolf of Wall Street), born in Los Angeles, California

  • Static Major [Stephen Garrett], American R&B singer and songwriter, born in Louisville, Kentucky (d. 2008)

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonso Leng, Chilean dentist and composer (Doloras), dies at 90
  • Jane Ace, American comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
1974 Highlights

About November 11, 1974

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Whatever Gets You Thru The Night - John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band
  • UK #1 Song: Gonna Make You A Star - David Essex