On This Day

What Happened on March 7, 1975

Historical Events

  • "Mirror", Russian film directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, starring Margarita Terekhova and Ignat Daniltsev, is released

Album Release

RCA releases "Young Americans", David Bowie's 9th studio album, recorded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and New York City; featuring appearances by John Lennon on two tracks, it peaks in the U.S. charts at No. 9, and No. 2 in the U.K.

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • US Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate

Famous Birthdays

  • William Hampton, CFL defensive back (Calgary Stampeders)

Famous Deaths

  • Ben Blue, Canadian actor and comedian (Accidental Family, Frank Sinatra Show), dies at 73
  • Francine Larrimore, French actress (John Meade's Woman), dies at 76
  • Mikhail Bakhtin, Russian philosopher, dies at 79
1975 Highlights

About March 7, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

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