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

Film tv awardsFilm and TV Awards

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 Rightist military coup in Portugal under General António de Spínola 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 abolishes its monarchy after 3,000 years
  • 22nd "Dinge-competed" wins Eurovision 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