On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Hoppy, Gene & Me" by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
  • "Men on the Moon" closes at Little Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Lorne Henning scores on 3rd Islander penalty shot
  • Otis Francis Tabler is 1st open homosexual to get security clearance to work for the Defense Department

Famous Birthdays

  • Big Boi [Antwan AndrĂ© Patton], American musician (Outkast), born in Savannah, Georgia
  • Martijn Reuser, Dutch soccer player (Ajax), born in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Famous Deaths

  • Richard Wattis, British actor (Hobson's Choice, Prince & Showgirl, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies from a heart attack at 62