What Happened on March 24, 1975

Historical Events

Boxing Title Fight

Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

Music Concert

New Orleans R&B piano player Professor Longhair with the Meters perform at record release party for Paul McCartney and Wings' "Venus and Mars", aboard the Queen Mary in Long Beach, California


Famous Birthdays

  • Debbie Keller, soccer forward (Olympics 1996), born in Winfield, Illinois
  • Julia Bikbova, dance skater (with partner John Lee), born in Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Krisdayanti, Indonesian pop singer and actress, born in Batu, East Java, Indonesia
  • Thomas Johansson, Swedish tennis player (Australian Open 2002), born in Link√∂ping, Sweden
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Muriel Hutchison, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 60
  • Oscar Rasbach, American composer, dies at 86

About March 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Lady Marmalade - Labelle
  • UK #1 Song: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers