What Happened on January 6, 1975

Historical Events

  • "AM America" premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
  • "Wheel Of Fortune" debuts on NBC-TV
  • A thousand Led Zeppelin fans, waiting overnight inside the lobby of the Boston Garden for tickets to the group's February 4th gig to go on sale, cause a riot and an estimated $30,000 damage

Famous Birthdays

  • James Farrior, American football linebacker (NY Jets), born in Richmond, Virginia
  • Jason King, English radio DJ (Radio 1), born in Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
  • Jeremy Linn, American 100m breaststroke (Olympics-silver/gold-96), born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
  • Laura Berg, American softball outfielder (Olympic gold 1996), born in Whittier, California
  • Yukana, Japanese voicer actress & singer, born in Futtsu, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Noel Madison, actor (Jitterbugs, Black Raven), dies at 77
1975 Highlights

About January 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 22 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