1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (dominical letter F) 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 fifth year of the 1970s decade.

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April – The world population reaches 4 billion people estimated by the United States Census Bureau.

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