What Happened on January 19, 1975

Historical Events

  • 4 mail truck assault on El Al B-747 in Paris, escape to Iraq
  • Triple J begins broadcasting in Sydney, Australia.

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Harvey, Australian 3k/5k runner (Olympics 1996)
  • Noah Georgeson, American musician & producer, born in Nevada City, California
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Thomas Hart Benton, American painter and muralist (Lonesome Road), dies at 85

About January 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 2 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Please Mr. Postman - Carpenters
  • UK #1 Song: Ms Grace - Tymes