1990s|President: Ferdinand Marcos (Nacionalista Party)
Chief Justice: Roberto Concepcion
March 11 – Japanese lieutenant Hiroo Onoda, one of the longest-remaining Japanese holdouts, formally surrendering his sword to President Marcos at Malacañang Palace after continuing to fight for 29 years in the Lubang Island.
July 21 – Miss Universe 1974, the 23rd Miss Universe pageant, was held in Manila. Outgoing Miss Universe Margarita Moran, of the Philippines crowned the tearful pageant winner, Amparo Muñoz of Spain.
September 1-16 – The Philippines participated in the 1974 Asian Games held in Tehran, Iran. It ranked 15th with no gold medals, 2 silver medals and 11 bronze medals with a total of 13 over-all medals.
September 21-29 – The 1974 Men's World Weightlifting Championships were held in Manila.
February 6 – Aljo Bendijo, Journalist, news anchor
February 7 – Cheryl Cosim, Journalist, news anchor and TV host
February 26 – Mikee Cojuangco-Jaworski, actress, equestrian and member of the International Olympic Committee
March 17 – Paolo Bediones, Journalist and TV host
April 5 – Sheryl Cruz, actress
May 1 – Charlene Gonzales, TV host
May 14 – Jennifer Sevilla, actress
May 19 – Marjorie Barretto, actress
June 24 – Ruffa Gutierrez, actress and TV personality
August 21 – Martin Andanar, secretary of the Presidential Communications Group
November 1 – Sharmaine Arnaiz, actress
November 15 – Jiggy Manicad, TV anchor and reporter
December 5 – Donita Rose, TV actress and personality
December 11 - Lucy Torres, TV actress and personality
1974 in the Philippines Wikipedia
1974 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1974.