What Happened on March 22, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Dinge-competed" wins Eurovision Song festival
  • "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 20th Eurovision Song Contest: Teach-In for Netherlands wins singing "Ding-a-dong" in Stockholm
  • A fire at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant in Decatur, Alabama causes dangerous lowering of cooling water levels.
  • Delta State beats Immaculata for the women's AIAW championship
  • Walt Disney World Shopping Village opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Bayne, safety (Atlanta Falcons)
  • Jiri Novak, Czechostovakia, tennis star

Famous Deaths

  • Asa Smith Bushnell Jr, Sec of US Olympics (1945-65), dies at 75
  • Cass Daley, actress (Red Garters), dies at 59
  • Paul Verhoeven, German director dies at 73