Historical Events in March 1975

  • 1st 17th Grammy Awards: I Honestly Love You, Marvin Hamlisch win
  • 1st Eagles' "Best of My Love" reaches #1
  • 1st Colour television transmissions begin in Australia.
  • 3rd "Goodtime Charley" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • 3rd Linda McCartney is charged in US with possession of marijuana

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

3rd 1st People's Choice Awards: John Wayne & Barbra Streisand win (Motion Picture) and Alan Alda, Telly Savalas & Mary Tyler Moore win (TV)

Singer-songwriter & Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-songwriter & Actress
Barbra Streisand
Actor John Wayne
John Wayne
Actress Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore

Music-awardsMusic Awards

5th 10th Academy of Country Music Awards: Merle Haggard and Loretta Lynn win

Country Music Singer and Songwriter Merle Haggard
Country Music Singer and Songwriter
Merle Haggard
  • 6th Algiers Accord: Iran and Iraq announce a settlement of their border dispute.
  • 7th US Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate
  • 7th US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 8th Royal Canadian Mint announces branch opening in Winnipeg Manitoba
  • 8th 22nd ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: North Carolina beats NC State, 70-66
  • 9th "Lieutenant" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 9th Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
  • 10th "The Rocky Horror Show" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 10th Dog spectacles patented in England
  • 10th Sanyo Shinkansen open between Osaka and Fukuoka.
  • 11th Portugal military coup under general Spinola fails
  • 11th USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • 12th Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot South Vietnam
  • 13th Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in NYC
  • 15th Bundy victim Julie Cunningham disappears from Vail, Colo
  • 15th Jevgeni Kulikov skates world record 500m (37.99 sec)
  • 16th "Lieutenant" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 16th US Mariner 10 makes 3rd & final fly-by of Mercury
  • 17th Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000m (1:16.92)
  • 18th Kurds end fight against Iraqi army
  • 19th "Dr Jazz" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 19th Penn is 1st state to allow girls to compete with boys in HS sports
  • 21st Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years
  • 22nd "Dinge-competed" wins Eurovisie Song festival
  • 22nd "Dr Jazz" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 22nd "Letter for Queen Victoria" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 22nd Delta State beats Immaculata for the women's AIAW championship
  • 22nd Walt Disney World Shopping Village opens
  • 22nd A fire at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Power Plant in Decatur, Alabama causes dangerous lowering of cooling water levels.
  • 22nd 20th Eurovision Song Contest: Teach-In for Netherlands wins singing "Ding-a-dong" in Stockholm
  • 23rd Sue Roberts wins LPGA Bing Crosby International Golf Classic

Sport-defeatBoxing Title Fight

24th Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Muhammad Ali
  • 26th "Tommy" premieres in London
  • 26th Washington Capitals play record NHL 37th road game without a win & NHL record of 17 straight loses
  • 26th The Biological Weapons Convention enters into force.
  • 28th Wash Caps win 1st game on road after 37 straight road loses also
  • 29th Jane Blalock wins LPGA Karsten-Ping Golf Open
  • 29th Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
  • 30th Ron Lalonde scores the 1st hat trick by a Washington Capital
  • 31st 37th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Kentucky 92-55
  • 31st John Wooden's final game, UCLA, wins 10th NCAA championship in 12 yrs