What Happened on January 3, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Danica McKellar, American actress (Wonder Years - "Winnie Cooper"), born in La Jolla, California
  • Jason Marsden, American actor (General Hospital; Munsters Today; Step By Step), born in Providence, Rhode Island
  • Thomas Bangalter, French DJ (Daft Punk - "Get Lucky"), born in Paris, France
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Milton Cross, American radio announcer (Metropolitan Opera's Saturday Afternoon at the Opera, 1931-75), dies of a heart attack at 87
  • RenĂ© Thomas, Belgian jazz guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 47
  • Robert Neumann, Austrian-British author (False Flag), dies at 77
  • Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor (1948 Olympics), dies at 71
1975 Highlights

About January 3, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: Lonely This Christmas - Mud