What Happened on September 17, 1974

Historical Events

  • Courageous (US) beats Southern Cross (Aust) in 23rd America's Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Mirah [Yom Tov Zeitlyn], American singer-songwriter, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Rasheed Wallace, American basketball forward (NBA C'ship 2004; NBA All-Star 2000, 01, 06, 08; Portland Trailblazers, Detroit Pistons), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Tormod Granheim, Norwegian adventurer (extreme skiing), born in Trondheim, Norway
Born in 1974

Famous Deaths

  • AndrĂ© Dunoyer de Segonzac, French painter and cartoonist, dies at 90
1974 Highlights

About September 17, 1974

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 49 years and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Can't Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe - Barry White
  • UK #1 Song: Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas