What Happened on January 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Judge Sirica orders release of Watergate's John W Dean III, Herbert W Kalmbach & Jeb Stuart Magruder from prison

Famous Birthdays

  • DJ Clue, American DJ and producer
  • Harris Jayaraj, Indian music composer
  • Vitali Yachmenev, Chelyabinsk Russia, NHL right wing (LA Kings)

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Warde, actor (Big Punch, Buck Rogers), dies at 66
  • John Dierkes, actor (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 69
  • John Gregson, actor (Rooney, Assassin), dies at 55
  • Louis J H C A de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Gypsy Blood), dies at 66
  • Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], US tenor (La Gioconda), dies at 61