What Happened on January 4, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Good News" closes at St James Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • "Gypsy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 120 performances
  • "Over Here" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 341 performances
  • Ford Executive Order on CIA Activities within the US (No 11828)
  • Ice thickness measured at 4776 m, Wilkes Land, Antarctica
  • Montreal Canadiens shutout Washington Capitals 10-0
  • New Orleans Jazz set a then NBA record (with 24-second shot clock) by scoring only 20 points in the first half of a 111-89 loss in Seattle; unwanted record stands for nearly 25 years
1975 History

Famous Deaths

  • Carlo Levi, Italian writer (Parole Sono Pietre), dies at 72

About January 4, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 48 years, 5 months and 2 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