What Happened on October 18, 1974

Historical Events

  • 1st NBA game at Market Square Arena - Pacers beat Spurs 129-121
  • Andre van de Louw appointed Mayor of Rotterdam

Sports History

Chicago Bull Nate Thurmond becomes 1st in NBA to complete a quadruple double-22 pts, 14 rebounds, 13 assists & 12 blocks

  • Wings (Country Hams) release "Walking in the Park with Eloise"
1974 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Svensson, Swedish musician and songwriter (The Cardigans - "Lovefool"), born in Huskvarna, Sweden
  • Robbie Savage, Welsh footballer
  • Zhou Xun, Quzhou, Zhejiang, Chinese actress and singer (Suzhou River, Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress)
Born in 1974

About October 18, 1974

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 7 months and 22 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