On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1975

Historical Events


Music releaseMusic Single

Barry Manilow's single "Mandy" goes gold

Musician Barry Manilow
Musician
Barry Manilow

Event of interestEvent of Interest

John Lennon releases "#9 Dream"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie O, Australian radio host, born in Tasmania, Australia
  • Kenard Lang, American football defensive end (Washington Redskins), born in Orlando, Florida
  • Preity Zinta, Indian actress & entrepreneur, born in Shimla, India

Famous Deaths

  • Štefan Németh-Šamorínsky, Slovak organist, choirmaster, composer and pedagogue (Birch Trees), dies at 78
1975 Highlights

About January 31, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Aquarius