What Happened on January 23, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Barney Miller" premieres on ABC TV
  • Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Ralph Kiner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Famous Birthdays

  • Kevin Alexander, American NFL wide receiver (NY Giants), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Tito Ortiz, American UFC fighter, born in Huntington Beach, California
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Karel Paul van der Mandele, Dutch financier and director (Rotterdam Bank), dies at 94

About January 23, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 2 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

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