What Happened on November 5, 1974

Historical Events

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich completes Michelangelo songs

  • Ella Grasso (Ct) elected first woman US governor not related to previous governor
  • Walter E Washington, becomes first elected mayor of Washington, D.C.
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Gossow, German vocalist (Arch Enemy), born in Cologne, Germany
  • Chris Sununu, American politician, Governor of New Hampshire (2017-), born in Salem, New Hampshire
  • Conrad Hamilton, American football cornerback (NY Giants), born in Alamogordo, New Mexico
  • Dado Pršo, Croatian footballer, born in Zadar, SFR Yugoslavia
  • Jerry Stackhouse, American NBA guard and forward (Detroit Pistons, Philadelphia 76ers), born in Kinston, North Carolina
  • Ryan Adams, American musician, singer and songwriter (Whiskeytown - "Don't Be Sad"; solo -"New York, New York"), born in Jacksonville, North Carolina
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • Stafford Repp, American actor (Playhouse 90, Batman, Plunder Road), dies of a heart attack at 56

About November 5, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet/Free Wheelin' - Bachman-Turner Overdrive
  • UK #1 Song: Everything I Own - Ken Boothe