On This Day

What Happened on January 31, 1975

Historical Events

Music Single

Barry Manilow's single "Mandy" goes gold

Musician Barry Manilow
Barry Manilow

Music Single

John Lennon releases single "#9 Dream"

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jackie O, Australian radio host, born in Tasmania, Australia
  • Kate Shutt, American jazz singer-songwriter and guitarist, born in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania
  • 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? 46 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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