On This Day

What Happened on March 10, 1975

Historical Events

  • "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Dog spectacles patented in England

Music Single

John Lennon releases single "Stand By Me", a cover of Ben E. King song, originally released in 1961

  • Sanyo Shinkansen open between Osaka and Fukuoka.

Famous Birthdays

  • Lyne Bessette, Quebec professional cyclist
  • Stefan Bergkvist, Leksand Swe, NHL defenseman (Pitts Penguins)

Famous Deaths

  • LĂ©opold Samuel, Belgian composer, dies at 91
1975 Highlights

About March 10, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 10 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Pisces