Jan 18 6 million man starring lee majors premieres on abc tv feb 2 barbra streisands 1st 1 hit, the way we were feb 7 mel brooks film blazing saddles opens in movie theaters starring cleavon little and gene wilder 1974 in music.
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1974 was a common year starting on tuesday of the gregorian calendar, the 1974th year of the common era (ce) and anno domini (ad) designations, the 974th year of the 2nd millennium, the 74th year of the 20th century, and the 5th year of the 1970s decade.
BBC ON THIS DAY | 6 | 1974: Miners' strike comes to an end
The dispute came just two years after the former prime minister edward heath caved in to demands by the miners following a previous national strike which threatened to strangle the country.
January 6 ckgn-tv begins broadcasting in brantford, ontario. January 31 cbs airs a multi-emmy-winning adaptation of ernest j. Gaines novel the autobiography of miss jane pittman, which follows the 110-year life of a former slave from the civil war to the civil rights movement. February 1 kitc (now kivi-tv) begins broadcasting in boise.