On This Day

Events in Film & Television in January 1975

  • Jan 6 "AM America" premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
  • Jan 6 "Wheel Of Fortune" debuts on NBC-TV
  • Jan 15 Space Mountain opens at Disneyland

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jan 15 Pioneering female comedian Phyllis Diller get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Comedienne and Actress Phyllis Diller
Comedienne and Actress
Phyllis Diller
  • Jan 18 "Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS
  • Jan 23 "Barney Miller" premieres on ABC TV
  • Jan 24 "Hot l Baltimore" situation comedy premieres on ABC TV

Film tv awardsGolden Globes

Jan 25 32nd Golden Globes: "Chinatown", Jack Nicholson, & Gena Rowlands win

Actor Jack Nicholson
Jack Nicholson
Film Producer Robert Evans
Film Producer
Robert Evans
  • Jan 29 First American Annual Comedy Awards, hosted by Alan King