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Number of Records Matching Query: 64
 
WATERGATE SCANDAL
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 9 August 1974
Description: Nixon resigned the presidency on August 9, 1974
Summary: The Watergate scandal was a political scandal during the 1970s in the United States resulting from the break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., and the Nixon administration's attempted cover-up of its involvement. Leading to the resignation of Richard Nixon on August 9, 1974; this has been the only resignation of a U.S. President.

COUNTDOWN AUSTRALIA - BEGINS
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 8 November 1974
Description: Australian music television show broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Summary: Countdown (Australian) Countdown was a long-running popular weekly Australian music television show broadcast by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from 8 November 1974 until 19 July 1987. It was created by Executive Producer Michael Shrimpton, producer/director Robbie Weekes and record producer and music journalist Ian Meldrum. Countdown was produced at the studios of the ABC in the Melbourne suburb of Ripponlea.

JOHN LENNON
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 March 1974
Description: 1974, Lennon was drinking heavily and his alcohol-fuelled antics with Harry Nilsson made headlines.
Summary: Lennon and Nilsson were ejected from The Troubadour club after heckling the Smothers Brothers.1974

VINNIE TAYLOR DIES 1974
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 April 1974
Description: Member of "Sha Na Na" is an American rock and roll group. Doo-wop hit song "Get a Job",
Summary: Vinny Taylor (19491974) (born Chris Donald), who replaced Henry Gross as the lead guitarist in 1970, died of a drug overdose in 1974. A member of "Sha Na Na" an American rock and roll group.

NUMBER 1 UK SINGLE 1974
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 4 May 1974
Summary: ABBA "WATERLOO "

OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN - OUTCRY
EVENT
 
Event Date: Friday 1 November 1974
Description: Country purists troubled by Newton-John winning Female Vocalist of the Year. Let Me Be There.
Summary: Country purists troubled by a growing trend of pop music-influenced country when outcry over the 1974 Country Music Association awards program, where pop diva Olivia Newton-John won Female Vocalist of the Year. She did sing a country song ?

GRAND OLE OPRY - RE-LOCATES
EVENT
 
Event Date: Saturday 16 March 1974
Description: The Grand Ole Opry moves from the Ryman Auditorium, its home of the past 41 years.
Summary: The Grand Ole Opry moves from the Ryman Auditorium, its home of the past 41 years, to the newly constructed 4,400 Grand Ole Opry House, on the Opryland complex. The Ryman would essentially sit vacant for the next two decades before being renovated in the early 1990s as a historical landmark and concert hall.

DON RICH - KILLED
EVENT
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 July 1974
Description: Don Rich, a key member of Buck Owens
Summary: Don Rich, a key member of Buck Owens' backing band, The Buckaroos, is killed in a motorcycle crash on State Route 99 north of Bakersfield, California; he was 32. Owens is deeply saddened by Rich's death, and it will gravely affect his career for many years.

POPULAR TV SHOWS 1974
EVENT
 
Event Date: Tuesday 1 January 1974
Description: TOP TV SHOWS OF 1974
Summary: 1974-75 1 All in the Family CBS 2 Sanford and Son NBC 3 Chico and the Man NBC 4 The Jeffersons CBS 5 M*A*S*H CBS 6 Rhoda CBS 7 Good Times CBS 8 The Waltons CBS 9 Maude CBS 10 Hawaii Five-0 CBS 11 The Mary Tyler Moore Show CBS 12 The Rockford Files NBC 13 Little House on the Prairie NBC 14 Kojak CBS 15 Police Woman NBC 16 S.W.A.T. ABC 17 The Bob Newhart Show CBS 18 The Wonderful World of Disney (tie) NBC 18 The Rookies (tie) ABC 20 Mannix CBS

RJ ROSALES
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 March 1974
Description: Vocalist, Actor, Australia

JOEL MADDEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 March 1974
Description: Vocalist, songwriter, guitarist

HILARY SWANK
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 July 1974
Description: Actress, USA

CEE LO GREEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 30 May 1974
Description: Vocalist, USA

EMINEM
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 17 October 1974
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

NELLY FURTADO
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 2 December 1974
Description: Vocals, Composer, Canadian

NICHOLAS MCCATHY
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 13 December 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

ALANIS MORISSETTE
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 1 June 1974
Description: Vocalist, USA

LEONARDO DICAPRIO
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 11 November 1974
Description: Actor, USA

ANDREA CORR
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 17 May 1974
Description: Vocalist, Ireland

JEWEL
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 23 May 1974
Description: Vocalist, Composer, USA

ROBBIE WILLIAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 13 February 1974
Description: Vocalist, UK

DEBORAH COX
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 13 July 1974
Description: Vocalist, Canada

ADAM HARVEY
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 December 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, Composer, Australia

BRAD HAWKINS
BORN
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 January 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

SARAH PAULSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 17 December 1974
Description: Actress, USA

BELINDA EMMETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 April 1974
Description: Singer, Actress, Australia

NINA PERSSON
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 6 September 1974
Description: Vocalist, Compose, Sweden

STEFAN LESSARD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 4 June 1974
Description: Bassist, USA

JENNIFER NETTLES
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 September 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist

JAMES BLUNT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 22 February 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist , Composer, UK

ANA CAROLINA
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 9 September 1974
Description: Vocalist, Composer, Brazilian

NATALIE MAINES
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 14 October 1974
Description: Vocalist , Guitarist, Composer, USA

JOAQUIN PHOENIX
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 28 October 1974
Description: Actor, Musician, USA

BELINDA EMMETT
BORN
 
Event Date: Friday 12 April 1974
Description: Singer, Actress, Australia

KELLIE CRAWFORD
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 7 May 1974
Description: Vocal, Dancers, Actor, Australia

ROVE MCMANUS
BORN
 
Event Date: Monday 21 January 1974
Description: Television presenter, Comedian, Producer, Australia

AMY ADAMS
BORN
 
Event Date: Tuesday 20 August 1974
Description: Actress, USA

MELANIE CHISHOLM
BORN
 
Event Date: Saturday 12 January 1974
Description: Vocalist, Actress, UK

ANDREW HANSEN
BORN
 
Event Date: Wednesday 18 September 1974
Description: Comedian and musician, Australia

ARJ BARKER
BORN
 
Event Date: Thursday 12 September 1974
Description: Comedian, USA

ARTHUR CRUDUP
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 28 March 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, USA

BLOSSOM SEELEY
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 April 1974
Description: Vocalist, Actress, USA

DUKE ELLINGTON 100 YEARS
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1974
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA

TEX RITTER
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 2 January 1974
Description: Vocalist, USA

DON RICH
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 July 1974
Description: Guitarist, USA

VINNIE TAYLOR
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 17 April 1974
Description: Guitarist,USA

ROBBIE MCINTOSH
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 23 September 1974
Description: Drummer, UK

MOOSE CHARLAP
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 8 July 1974
Description: Composer , USA

CYRIL STAPLETON
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 24 February 1974
Description: Band Leader, UK

JACK BENNY
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 26 December 1974
Description: Comedian, Actor, USA

GENE AMMONS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 6 August 1974
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA

JIMMY RICKS
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 2 July 1974
Description: Vocalist, USA

NICK DRAKE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 25 November 1974
Description: Vocalist, Composer, UK

DUKE ELLINGTON
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 24 May 1974
Description: Pianist, Band leader, USA

ED SULLIVAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Sunday 13 October 1974
Description: Television host, USA

IVORY JOE HUNTER - (COMPOSER)
DIED
 
Event Date: Friday 8 November 1974
Description: Vocalist,Pianist, USA

WALTER BRENNAN
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 21 September 1974
Description: Actor, USA

GRAHAM BOND
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 8 May 1974
Description: Keyboardiist, Saxophonist, UK

AGNES MOOREHEAD
DIED
 
Event Date: Tuesday 30 April 1974
Description: Actress, USA

LIGHTNIN SLIM
DIED
 
Event Date: Saturday 27 July 1974
Description: Vocalist, Guitarist, UK

ROY BARGY
DIED
 
Event Date: Wednesday 16 January 1974
Description: Pianist, Composer, USA

PETER DRAKE
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 25 November 1974
Description: Guitarist, Record Producer, USA

MAMA CASS ELLIOT
DIED
 
Event Date: Monday 29 July 1974
Description: Vocalist

SAMUEL GOLDWYN
DIED
 
Event Date: Thursday 31 January 1974
Description: American film producer. USA

 
 
 
 
 
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