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1974


Jan
12
Birthday of Aaron SeltzerBirthday of Aaron Seltzer (1974)Top 10 Worst Hollywood Directors

15
Dennis Rader aka the BTK Killer kills his first victimsDennis Rader aka the BTK Killer kills his first victims by binding, torturing and murdering Joseph, Joseph II, Josephine and Julie Otero in their house (1974)Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America (REDUX)
Top 10 Infamous Serial Killers in America: Part 1

15
The TV series Happy Days airs its first episodeThe TV series Happy Days airs its first episode (1974)Top 10 TV Weddings
Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark
Top 10 TV Womanizers
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases

30
Birthday of Christian BaleBirthday of actor Christian Bale (1974)Christian Bale Bio: From American Psycho to The Dark Knight Rises
Top 10 Christian Bale Performances
Top 10 Hot-Headed Actors
Top 10 Actor Body Transformations
Top 10 Acting Debuts in Movies
Top 10 Actors Who Can Play Good and Bad Guys

Feb
7
Release: Blazing SaddlesThe film Blazing Saddles is released (1974)Top 10 Comedy Movie Clichés

8
Birthday of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft PunkBirthday of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo (1974).Top 10 Daft Punk Songs
Top 10 Masked Musicians
The History of Daft Punk

22
Birthday of James Blunt Birthday of James Blunt (1974)James Blunt On His Career, Reputation as a Sensitive Songwriter
James Blunt Discusses Elton John, Military Career, Charity
James Blunt On Some Kind of Trouble

Mar
4
Release: ABBA album, Waterloo, is releasedABBA album, 'Waterloo,' is released (1974)Top 10 ABBA Songs
The History of ABBA

7
Birthday of Jenna Fischer of The OfficeRetrospective of the hit comedy "The Office"The Office: TV Series Retrospective

8
The TV series The Brady Bunch airs its last episodeThe TV series The Brady Bunch airs its last episode (1974)Top 10 Shows That Jumped the Shark
Top 10 TV Families
Top 10 Television Sitcoms of the 1970s
Top 10 Sitcom Catchphrases

24
Birthday of Alyson HanniganBirthday of Alyson Hannigan (1974)How I Met Your Mother vs. Friends
Top 10 How I Met Your Mother Running Gags

29
Release: The Great Gatsby movie starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow is released'The Great Gatsby' movie starring Robert Redford and Mia Farrow is releasedTop 10 Great Gatsby Trivia

Apr
1
Release: The Residents' debut, Meet the Residents, is releasedThe Residents' debut album, 'Meet the Residents,' is releasedTop 10 Masked Musicians

5
Release: CarrieThe Stephen King novel Carrie is released (1974)Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations

17
Birthday of Mikael AkerfeldtBirthday of Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt (1974)Interview with Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt

May
23
Release: Thunderbolt and LightfootThe film Thunderbolt and Lightfoot is released (1974)Top 10 Jeff Bridges Performances

24
Release: Diamond Dogs album by David BowieDiamond Dogs album by David Bowie (1974)Top 10 David Bowie Songs

30
Birthday of Cee Lo GreenBirthday of CeeLo Green (1974)Cee Lo Green: Bio of the Singer and Actor
Top 10 Outrageous Male Music Fashion Icons

Jun
20
Release: Chinatown is releasedThe film Chinatown is released (1974)Top 10 Jack Nicholson Performances
Top 10 Movies of the 1970s
Top 10 Movie Detectives
Top 10 Neo-Noir Films

26
Release: Bad Company's self-titled debut is releasedBad Company's self-titled debut album is releasedTop 10 Supergroups

Jul
11
Birthday of Lil' KimBirthday of Lil' Kim (1974).Top 10 Hip-Hop Feuds and Rivalries

19
Birthday of Vince SpadeaBirthday of Vince Spadea (1974)Top 10 Losing Streaks in Sports

24
Release: Death WishThe film Death Wish is released (1974)Top 10 Revenge Movies

29
Birthday of Josh RadnorBirthday of Josh Radnor (1974)Top 10 How I Met Your Mother Running Gags

29
Death of Mama CassDeath of Mama Cass (1974).Another Top 10 Most Shocking Music Myths

Aug
8
President Richard Nixon announced his resignation from the office of the President of the U.S. President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation from the office of the President of the United States effective noon the next day (1974) Biography of Richard Nixon: Presidency and Watergate
The Watergate Scandal: Timeline and Background
Top 10 Walter Cronkite Moments: JFK, Vietnam, Watergate

9
Gerald Ford becomes U.S. PresidentGerald Ford became the 38thPresident of the United State following the resignation of Richard Nixon after the Watergate Scandal.Gerald Ford Biography: U.S. President and Congressman

19
Birthday of Tim Kasher Birthday: Tim Kasher [Cursive] (1974) Interview With Tim from Cursive

30
The TV series The Brady Bunch airs its last episodeThe TV series The Brady Bunch airs its last episode (1974)Top 10 TV Weddings

Sep
19
Birthday of Jimmy FallonBirthday of Jimmy Fallon (1974)Jimmy Fallon Biography: From 'SNL' to 'Late Night'
The History of Saturday Night Live

Oct
1
Release: The GamblerThe film The Gambler is released (1974)Top 10 Gambling Movies

1
Release: The Texas Chainsaw MassacreThe film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is released (1974)Top 10 Horror Movies Inspired By True Events
Top 10 Scariest Horror Movies

11
Birthday of Violinist Rachel Barton PineMusic video interview with one of the top young classical violinists of her generation, Rachel Barton PineViolinist Rachel Barton Pine From Mozart to Metallica

13
Death of Ed Sullivan Death: Ed Sullivan (1974)The Ed Sullivan Show: Top 10 Musical Performances

14
Birthday of Insane Clown Posse's Shaggy 2 DopeInsane Clown Posse's Shaggy 2 Dope, real name Joseph Utsler, is born (1974).Top 10 Hated Musical Artists

17
Release: Release of BenjiRelease of Benji (1974)Top 10 Live Action Movie Dogs

25
Release: The Texas Chainsaw MassacreThe film The Texas Chainsaw Massacre is released (1974)Top 10 Best Horror Movie Masks

30
The Rumble in the JungleThe Rumble in the Jungle boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman takes place in Kinshasa, Zaire (1974)The Life and Career of Muhammad Ali

Nov
2
Birthday of NellyBirthday of Nelly (1974).Top 10 Unlikely Musical Collaborations
Another Top 10 Sexiest Music Videos

8
Release: Queen Album Sheer Heart Attack is releasedQueen Album Sheer Heart Attack is released (1974)Top 10 Queen Songs

11
Birthday of Leonardo DiCaprioBirthday of actor Leonardo DiCaprio (1974)Leonardo DiCaprio Biography (UPDATE)
Top 10 Ultimate Decade Defining Actors
Leonardo DiCaprio: From Child Actor To Hollywood Superstar
Top 10 Leonardo DiCaprio Performances
Top 10 Actors Who Haven't Won an Oscar
Top 10 Actors Who Always Die Onscreen

15
Birthday of Chad KroegerBirthday of Chad Kroeger of Nickelback (1974)Nickelback: History of the Rock Band
Top 10 Hated Musical Artists
Top 10 Artists Whose Songs Sound the Same

24
Release: Murder on the Orient ExpressThe film Murder on the Orient Express is released (1974)Top 10 Movie Detectives

28
Birthday of Black Eyed Peas' apl.de.ap Birthday of apl.de.ap (1974) [Black Eyed Peas]The History of The Black Eyed Peas

Dec
5
Release: The last episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC The last episode of Monty Python's Flying Circus airs on BBC (1974)Top 10 Monty Python’s Flying Circus Moments
Top 10 Sketch Comedy Shows
Top 10 British TV Comedies

10
Birthday of Meg White Birthday of Meg White (1974)Jack White Biography: White Stripes, Raconteurs, Dead Weather

15
Release: Young FrankensteinThe film Young Frankenstein is released (1974)Top 10 Mad Scientists

19
Release: The Man with the Golden GunThe James Bond film The Man with the Golden Gun is released (1974)Top 10 Best Blockbuster Movie Franchises

20
Release: The Godfather Part IIThe film The Godfather Part II is released (1974)Top 10 Greatest Best Picture Oscar-Winning Movies
Top 10 Robert De Niro Moments
Top 10 Movie Prequels
Top 10 Movie Traitors

24
Birthday of Ryan Seacrest Birthday of Ryan Seacrest (1974)Ryan Seacrest: Biography of the Reality Television Host