On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Orlando Fuentes, American half-lightweight judoka (Olympics 1996), born in Ellsworth SD
  • Tawnie Olson, Canadian contemporary classical composer, and educator

Famous Deaths

  • George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Louise Fitzhugh, American author and illustrator (Harriet the Spy), dies at 46
1974 Highlights

About November 19, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can Help - Billy Swan
  • UK #1 Song: Gonna Make You A Star - David Essex