March 1975 calendar

March 1975

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in March 1975.
The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on March 1975: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of March 1975?


  • 01 Mar 1975 17th Grammy Awards: "I Honestly Love You", Marvin Hamlisch win.
  • 03 Mar 1975 Goodtime Charley opens at Palace Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • 05 Mar 1975 The Homebrew Computer Club, an early computer hobbyist club in Silicon Valley, meets for the first time. Its members include several future high-profile hackers and IT entrepreneurs, including the founders of Apple Inc.
  • 06 Mar 1975 For the first time, ever, the Zapruder film of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience by Robert J. Groden and Dick Gregory.
  • 07 Mar 1975 US Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate.
  • 08 Mar 1975 Royal Canadian Mint announces branch mint opening in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • 09 Mar 1975 Lieutenant opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 10 Mar 1975 Rocky Horror Show opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 11 Mar 1975 Portugal military coup under General Spinola fails.
  • 12 Mar 1975 Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot, South Vietnam.
  • 13 Mar 1975 Vietnam War: South Vietnam President Nguyen van Thieu orders the Central Highlands evacuated. This turns into a mass exodus involving troops and civilians (the ''Convoy of Tears'').
  • 15 Mar 1975 Bundy victim Julie Cunningham disappears from Vail, Colorado
  • 16 Mar 1975 Lieutenant closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 17 Mar 1975 Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000 metre (1:16.92).
  • 18 Mar 1975 Kurds end fight against Iraqi army.
  • 19 Mar 1975 Dr Jazz opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 21 Mar 1975 Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years.
  • 22 Mar 1975 Dinge-competed wins Eurovisie Song festival
  • 23 Mar 1975 Sue Roberts wins LPGA Bing Crosby International Golf Classic.
  • 24 Mar 1975 Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 rounds to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
  • 25 Mar 1975 Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, king of Saudi-Arabia (1964-75), shot to death by nephew at age 68.
  • 26 Mar 1975 Tommy premieres in London
  • 27 Mar 1975 Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
  • 28 Mar 1975 In Eastern Idaho, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurs.
  • 29 Mar 1975 Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
  • 30 Mar 1975 Ron Lalonde scores the first hat trick by a Washington Capitals' player.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in March 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - January
  2. - If
  3. - Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
  4. - Bye Bye Baby
  5. - Please Mr Postman


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone, Joe Pesci, James Woods

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Emir Kusturica

Starring: Predrag 'Miki' Manojlovic, Lazar Ristovski, Mirjana Jokovic, Slavko Stimac

Country: United States of America


Which were the most popular books released in March 1975?
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A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far


The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers


Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking


. 1974, 205pp

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened


Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

The Understudy by Elia Kazan

The Understudy


THE UNDERSTUDY swirls through a wealth of environments: the Broadway stage, a mind-blown safari in east Africa, a Hollywood film studio, a closing-night cast party in Boston, New York's underworld and