What Happened on January 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • "Men on the Moon" opens at Little Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • First American Annual Comedy Awards, hosted by Alan King
  • West Indies win fifth test against India to take exciting series 3-2

Famous Birthdays

  • Hendrik Dreekmann, Germany, tennis star
  • Kelly Packard, actress (Tiffani Smith-California Dreams), born in Glendale, California
  • Lorraine Magwenzi, Miss Zimbabwe Universe (1997)
  • Maarten Kerkhof, soccer player (Vitesse, De Graafschap)
  • Sara Gilbert, actress (Melissa-Roseanne), born in Santa Monica, California