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November 19th, 1974.

November 19th, 1974, was a Tuesday. It was day 323 of 1974. The decade was the 1970s.

46 years, 5 months and 16 days have passed since November 19th, 1974.

The zodiac star sign for this date is Scorpio.

Music charts.

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on November 19th, 1974.

  • United States: I Can Help - Billy Swan
  • United Kingdom: Gonna Make You A Star - David Essex

Take me back to November 19th, 1974!

Let's take a stroll down memory lane!

The date is November 19th, 1974 and it's a Tuesday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Scorpio. It's November, so the evenings are getting darker and the days are getting colder.

In America, the song I Can Help by Billy Swan is on top of the singles charts. Over in the UK, Gonna Make You A Star by David Essex is the number one hit song. Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Because it's 1974, the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Carl Douglas, ABBA, Mud, the Steve Miller Band, George McCrae and Terry Jacks. In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s and early 1970s has disappeared. The disco look is beginning to take off. Women are wearing t-shirts, khaki pants, mood rings, kimonos and flare jumpsuits. Meanwhile, men are wearing velvet sports coats, slogan t-shirts, flannel, frilly shirts, jeans and khaki chinos. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Marcus Welby, M.D.", "McCloud", "Little House on the Prairie" and "Kolchak: The Night Stalker".

Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Space Race", "Gotcha" and "Tank". Children and teenagers are currently watching television shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "The Adventures of Black Beauty", "Star Trek: The Animated Series" and "Happy Days". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as Lite-Brite, Clackers, Weebles and Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle.

News topics, fads & culture.

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent at this time. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on November 19th, 1974.

  • 1973-74 stock market crash.

    Between the 11th of January, 1973 and the 6th of December, 1974, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost over 45% of its value. The U.K. stock market fared even worse, with the FT 30 losing over 70% of its value.

  • 1974 in music.

    The Billboard Charts in 1974 were dominated by Barbra Streisand, Elton John, The Jackson 5, The Steve Miller Band, Terry Jacks, Ray Stevens, The Stylistics, Dionne Warwick and The Spinners.

  • King Faisal.

    The King of Saudi Arabia, King Faisal, was named as the Time Person of the Year in 1974. This was in acknowledgment of his role in the oil crisis of 1973 - 1974.

  • 1974 in movies.

    Movies released in 1974 included Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, The Trial of Billy Jack, Young Frankenstein, Earthquake, The Godfather Part II, Airport 1975, The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams, The Longest Yard, Foxy Brown, Murder on the Orient Express and Benji.

  • Barbra Streisand - "The Way We Were".

    "The Way We Were" by Barbra Streisand would go on to win a Grammy for 1974's Song of the Year.

  • The Godfather Part II.

    "The Godfather Part II" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1974.

  • Who were the best football players in 1974?

    In 1974, the best soccer players were Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer, Kazimierz Deyna, Paul Breitner, Johan Neeskens, Grzegorz Lato, Gerd Müller, Robert Gadocha, Billy Bremner and Ralf Edström.

  • Who were the best NBA players in 1974?

    The best NBA players in 1974 were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John Havlicek, Rick Barry, Walt Frazier and Gail Goodrich.

Basic facts.

Basic facts and information about this date.

  • 46 years, 5 months and 16 days have passed since November 19th, 1974.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 47 of 1974.
  • Leap Year: 1974 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on November 19th, 1974, will be 46 years of age.
  • Generation: People born in 1974 belong to the Generation X generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 154051200.

Around this time.

Notable events that occurred around November 19th, 1974.

  • October 25th, 1974: Bob Marley releases his album "Natty Dread", which contains songs such as "No Woman No Cry".
  • October 30th, 1974: Muhammad Ali defeats George Foreman at the Rumble in the Jungle in Kinshasa, Zaire.
  • November 8th, 1974: Carol DaRonch escapes from serial killer Ted Bundy's car after being abducted.
  • November 8th, 1974: Suspected Ted Bundy victim Debra Jean Kent goes missing after leaving a school play in Bountiful, Utah.
  • November 13th, 1974: Ronald DeFeo, Jr., murders his family at their home in Amityville on Long Island.
  • This date: November 19th, 1974
  • November 20th, 1974: UK politics: Labour MP John Stonehouse attempts to fake his own death in Miami, Florida.
  • December 1st, 1974: 92 people are killed when TWA Flight 514 crashes near Dulles International Airport in Virginia.
  • December 7th, 1974: The first ever episode of "The Late Late Toy Show" is aired in Ireland.
  • December 13th, 1974: North Vietnam forces launch the Spring Offensive.

Personality traits.

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Horoscope, birthstone & birth flower information.

Zodiac & Birthstone information.

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  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on November 19th, 1974, will have the star sign Scorpio.
  • However, if you are going by the new star sign system that was discovered in 2020, then the sign for this date is actually Libra.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1974 was the year of the Tiger (Yang Fire).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 6.
  • Native American Zodiac: November 19th, 1974 falls under the Snake.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of November will have the birthstones Topaz and Citrine.
  • Birth flower (November): The Chrysanthemum.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

Photographs of 1970s fashion and hairstyles.

Photos of 1970s fashion.

TV shows.

Television shows that people were watching on this date.

  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Kolchak: The Night Stalker - A journalist investigates the supernatural.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.
  • Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.
  • M*A*S*H - TV series about an American military medical unit during the Korean War.
  • Maude - Sitcom starring Bea Arthur as Maude Findlay. Spin-off of All in the Family.
  • Emergency! - TV series about a fire department in LA.
  • Upstairs, Downstairs - British drama series about the aristocratic Bellamy family and their household staff.

Kid's TV shows on November 19th, 1974.

Children's cartoons and Teen TV shows that were being aired on this date in 1974.

  • The New Adventures of Gilligan
  • Bagpuss
  • Happy Days
  • Star Trek: The Animated Series
  • The Adventures of Black Beauty
  • Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
  • All in the Family
  • Sesame Street
  • The Brady Bunch
  • The Pink Panther Show
  • Mister Rogers' Neighborhood
  • JOT the Dot
  • The Bugs Bunny Show
  • Captain Kangaroo

Popular toys and games in 1974.

Toys and games that were popular on this date in 1974.

  • Dungeons & Dragons
  • Connect Four
  • Magna Doodle
  • Evel Knievel Stunt Cycle
  • Baby Alive (doll)
  • Shrinky Dinks
  • Magnavox Odyssey
  • Kenner SSP Racers
  • Big Jim (action figure)
  • Uno (card game)
  • Weebles
  • VertiBird (toy helicopter)
  • G.I. Joe Adventure Team
  • Nerf Balls
  • Frisbee
  • Crissy (doll)
  • Clackers
  • Battleship (game)
  • Lite-Brite
  • The Easy-Bake Oven

Video games.

Popular video games that people were playing on this date.

  • Tank - Arcade game developed by Kee Games.
  • Gotcha - Arcade game developed by Atari.
  • Space Race - Arcade game in which two players each control a rocket ship.
  • Pong - Table tennis game.

Celebrity birthdays.

Celebrities, historical figures and notable people who were born on the 19th of November.

US President.

Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on November 19th, 1974.

UK Prime Minister.

Harold Wilson was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on November 19th, 1974.

Irish Taoiseach.

Liam Cosgrave was the Taoiseach of Ireland.

Conception dates.

Conception estimates for this date.

  • A baby that was born on November 19th, 1974 was most likely conceived around the 9th of February, 1974.
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on November 19th, 1974 is close to the 29th of August, 1975.

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Time difference & statistics.

Here are some fun statistics about November 19th, 1974.

  • A total of 16,970 days have passed since this date.
  • 2,424 weeks have passed.
  • 1,466,204,400 seconds have passed since the November 19th, 1974.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,710,571,800 times.
  • Since November 19th, 1974, the earth has travelled approximately 756,561,470,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 244,367,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 126,093,578 steps. That's about 56,042 miles!
  • Since this date, 17,594,453 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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