What Happened on December 28, 1975

Historical Events

  • "The Hail Mary", with 32 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a legendary 50-yard winning touchdown pass to Drew Pearson to defeat the Minnesota Vikings, and the "Hail Mary" play is born
  • 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)
  • Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die
  • Gary Cosier scores 109 v West Indies at MCG on Test Cricket debut
  • In the aftermath of the Cold War, the New York Rangers become first team in NHL history to face a touring Soviet hockey squad; Soviet Army beats the Rangers, 7-3 at Madison Square Garden
  • Red Army beats NY Rangers 7-3 at Madison Square Garden
1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Tannis Vallely, American actress (Janice Lazorotto-Head of the Class), born in NYC, New York
Born in 1975

About December 28, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years and 3 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Capricorn

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Saturday Night - Bay City Rollers
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen