What Happened on March 16, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Lieutenant" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • US Mariner 10 makes 3rd & final fly-by of Mercury

Famous Birthdays

  • Sienna Guillory, English actress (Jill Valentine-Resident Evil), born in Kettering, England

Famous Deaths

  • Richard W. DeKorte, American politician (b. 1936)

T-Bone WalkerT-Bone Walker (1910-1975)

American blues guitarist ("Funky Town"; "Well Done"), dies of bronchial pneumonia at 64


1975 Highlights

About March 16, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: My Eyes Adored You - Frankie Valli
  • UK #1 Song: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers