What Happened on October 13, 1974

Famous Birthdays

  • Hawick Lau, Hong Kong Chinese actor (Sealed with a Kiss) and singer, born in Hong Kong
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan (1901-1974)

American newspaper columnist, and television host (The Ed Sullivan Show), dies of esophageal cancer at 73

  • Josef Krips, Austrian conductor (London Symphony, 1950-54; Buffalo Philharmonic, 1954-63; San Francisco Symphony, 1964-70), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Sam Rice, American Baseball HOF outfielder (World Series 1924; AL stolen base leader 1920; Washington Senators 1915-33), dies from cancer at 84
1974 Highlights

About October 13, 1974

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Nothing From Nothing - Billy Preston
  • UK #1 Song: Sad Sweet Dreamer - Sweet Sensation