On This Day

What Happened on November 15, 1974

Historical Events

  • International Energy Agency formed in Paris within OECD framework in the wake of the 1973 oil crisis

Music Single

Ringo Starr releases singles "Goodnight Vienna" and "Only You" in the UK

Famous Birthdays

  • Chad Kroeger, Canadian singer, guitarist, and songwriter (Nickelback "How You Remind Me"; "Photograph"), born in Hanna, Alberta
  • Fred Brock, wide receiver (Arizona Cardinals)

Famous Deaths

  • James Morrison, American actor (Wine of Youth, Little Detectives), dies on his birthday at 86
1974 Highlights

About November 15, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 18 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