What Happened on September 14, 1974

Historical Events

  • Charles Kowal discovers Leda, 13th satellite of Jupiter

Famous Birthdays

  • Hicham El Guerrouj, Moroccan athlete (Olympic gold 1,500m, 5k 2004), born in Berkane, Morocco

Famous Weddings

Quincy Jones Jr

American composer-arranger-producer Quincy Jones Jr (41) weds Ameriican "Mod Squad" actress Peggy Lipton (28) in Los Angeles, California; divorce in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Pieter Y Adriani, Dutch tax lawyer, dies at 95
  • Vera Vague [Barbara Jo Allen], American actress (Sleeping Beauty, Follow the Leader), dies at 66
  • Warren Hull, American actor (Strike it Rich, Who in the World), dies from heart failure at 71
1974 Highlights

About September 14, 1974

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 4 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Shot The Sheriff - Eric Clapton
  • UK #1 Song: Love Me For A Reason - Osmonds