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The year 1975 involved some significant events in television. Below is a list of television-related events which happened that year.




Ending this year

Date Show Debut
January 3 Jeopardy! (returned in 1984) 1964
January 4 Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers 1974
January 16 Ironside 1967
March 7 The Odd Couple 1970
March 28 Ultraman Leo (Japan) 1974
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
March 31 Gunsmoke 1955
April 13 Mannix 1967
April 18 How to Survive a Marriage 1974
April 26 Kung Fu 1972
May 20 Adam-12 1968
June 13 Now You See It (returned in 1989) 1974
The Joker's Wild (returned in 1977) 1972
June 27 Split Second (returned in 1986)
Password (returned in 1979 as Password Plus) 1961
August 1 Death Valley Days 1952
September 5 What's My Line? 1950
September 26 Jackpot (returned in 1985) 1974

Changes of network affiliation

Show Moved from Moved to
The Edge of Night CBS ABC
The Bugs Bunny Show ABC CBS


Date Name Notability
January 2 Dax Shepard Actor (Parenthood)
January 3 Danica McKellar Actress (The Wonder Years)
Jason Marsden Actor (Step by Step, Jungle Cubs, The Weekenders, Static Shock, The Fairly OddParents, Justice League, Kim Possible, ¡Mucha Lucha!, Loonatics Unleashed)
January 4 Jill Marie Jones Actress (Girlfriends)
January 5 Bradley Cooper Actor (Alias)
January 7 Stephanie Birkitt American attorney
January 9 Patrick Sabongui Canadian actor (The Flash)
January 12 Lisa Rieffel Actress
January 17 Freddy Rodriguez Actor (Six Feet Under, The Night Shift)
January 28 Terri Conn Actress (As the World Turns, One Life to Live)
January 29 Sharif Atkins Actor (ER, White Collar)
Sara Gilbert Actress (Roseanne, The Talk)
February 18 Sarah Joy Brown Actress (General Hospital)
February 22 Drew Barrymore Actress and producer (youngest host of Saturday Night Live)
February 25 Chelsea Handler Actress and producer
February 27 Christina Nigra Actress (Out of This World)
March 5 Jolene Blalock Actress and model (Star Trek: Enterprise)
March 7 Audrey Marie Anderson Actress (Once and Again, The Unit, Arrow)
T. J. Thyne Actor (Bones)
March 12 Marc Menard Canadian actor (All My Children, House, Watch Over Me)
March 15 Eva Longoria Actress (Desperate Housewives)
March 17 Tracy Wolfson Sportscaster
March 22 Guillermo Diaz Actor (Weeds)
March 27 Fergie Actress (Kids Incorporated) and singer (The Black Eyed Peas)
April 2 Adam Rodriguez Actor (CSI: Miami, Criminal Minds)
Deedee Magno Hall Filipino-American actress (Pearl on Steven Universe)
April 3 Aries Spears Comedian and actor (Mad TV)
April 6 Zach Braff Actor (Scrubs)
April 14 Antwon Tanner Actor (One Tree Hill)
Amy Birnbaum Voice actress (Pokémon, Sonic X, Kirby: Right Back at Ya!, Magical DoReMi,Yu-Gi-Oh!) and singer
April 22 Dannah Feinglass Actress (Mad TV, WordGirl, The Mighty B!, Newsreaders)
April 30 Johnny Galecki Actor (Roseanne, The Big Bang Theory)
May 3 Christina Hendricks Actress (Mad Men, Another Period) and singer
Dulé Hill Actor (The West Wing, Psych)
Willie Geist American television personality
May 8 Wilmer Calderon Actor (The Shield, Bosch)
May 10 Andrea Anders Actress (Joey, Better Off Ted)
May 11 Coby Bell Actor (Third Watch, The Game)
May 20 Tahmoh Penikett Canadian actress (Battlestar Galactica)
May 24 Will Sasso Canadian actor and comedian (Mad TV)
May 27 Jamie Oliver English chef and TV host
May 29 Daniel Tosh Actor and comedian
June 4 Angelina Jolie Actress (Gia Carangi on Gia) and daughter of Jon Voight
June 6 Staci Keanan Actress (My Two Dads, Step by Step)
June 7 Allen Iverson NBA basketball player
June 12 Michael Muhney Actor (Veronica Mars, The Young and the Restless)
June 15 Elizabeth Reaser Actress (Grey's Anatomy, The Ex List)
June 16 Frederick Koehler Actor (Kate & Allie, Oz)
June 17 Jennifer Irwin Canadian actress (Still Standing)
June 24 Carla Gallo Actress (Carnivàle, Bones)
June 25 Linda Cardellini Actress (ER, Freaks and Geeks, Mad Men, Regular Show, Gravity Falls, Sanjay and Craig)
June 27 Tobey Maguire Actor
July 3 Ryan McPartlin Actor (Chuck)
July 6 50 Cent Rapper and actor
July 11 Jon Wellner Actor (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
July 20 Ray Allen NBA basketball player
Judy Greer Actress (Glenn Martin DDS, Two and a Half Men, Archer, Reluctantly Healthy)
July 24 Eric Szmanda Actor (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation)
Laura Fraser Actress
July 31 Annie Parisse Actress (Law & Order)
August 5 Ami Foster Actress (Punky Brewster)
August 7 Charlize Theron Actress (2-time host of Saturday Night Live)
August 16 George Stults Actor (7th Heaven)
August 18 Kaitlin Olson Actress (It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and singer
August 19 Tracie Thoms Actress (Cold Case)
August 21 Alicia Witt Actress and singer (Cybill, Justified)
August 22 Rodrigo Santoro Brazilian actor (Lost, Westworld)
August 25 Michelle Beaudoin Canadian actress (Madison, Sabrina the Teenage Witch)
August 29 Dante Basco Actor (American Dragon: Jake Long, Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Legend of Korra)
August 31 Sara Ramirez American-Mexican actress (Grey's Anatomy)
September 1 Scott Speedman British-Canadian actor (Felicity)
September 8 Larenz Tate Actor (The Royal Family, South Central)
September 18 Charlie Finn Actor (Spud on American Dragon: Jake Long)
Jason Sudeikis Actor and comedian (Saturday Night Live)
September 22 Mireille Enos Actress (The Killing, The Catch)
September 23 Jaime Bergman Actress
October 3 India Arie Singer
Alanna Ubach Actress (Teamo Supremo, Ozzy & Drix, Brandy & Mr. Whiskers, El Tigre: The Adventures of Manny Rivera)
October 4 Reggie Lee Filipino-American actor (Prison Break, Grimm)
October 5 Kate Winslet English actress (Mildred Pierce)
Parminder Nagra British actress (ER)
Scott Weinger Actor (Full House, Aladdin, Fuller House)
October 8 Terryn Westbrook Actress and singer
October 11 Nat Faxon Actor (Ben and Kate)
October 12 Marion Jones WNBA player
October 16 Kellie Martin Actress (Life Goes On, Christy, ER)
October 22 Jesse Tyler Ferguson Actor (Modern Family)
October 23 Boti Bliss Actress (CSI: Miami)
October 30 Steve Kazee Actor
November 2 Danny Cooksey Actor (Diff'rent Strokes, The Cavanaughs, Tiny Toon Adventures, Salute Your Shorts, Pepper Ann, Xiaolin Showdown, Dave the Barbarian, Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil) and singer
November 12 Angela Watson Model and actress (Step by Step)
November 17 Diane Neal Actress (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit)
November 20 Joshua Gomez Actor (Chuck)
November 21 Cherie Johnson Actress (Punky Brewster, Family Matters)
November 30 Richard Bacon English television and radio presenter
December 1 David Hornsby Actor (Fanboy on Fanboy and Chum Chum)
December 8 Celia Walden British journalist
December 10 Emmanuelle Chriqui Canadian actress (Entourage, Cleaners)
December 12 Mayim Bialik Actress (Blossom, The Big Bang Theory) and singer
December 14 KaDee Strickland Actress (Private Practice)
December 17 Milla Jovovich Actress
December 27 Heather O'Rourke Actress (Happy Days) (d. 1988)
December 28 Tannis Vallely Director and actress (Head of the Class)
December 29 Shawn Hatosy Actor (Southland)
December 30 Tiger Woods Pro golfer


Date Name Age Notability
January 24 Larry Fine 72 American comic actor (Three Stooges)
May 4 Moe Howard 77
June 3 Ozzie Nelson 69 American actor (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet)
June 28 Rod Serling 50 Television writer and creator of (The Twilight Zone (1959–64) and Night Gallery (1969–73))

See also


  1. ^ Verducci, Tom (October 21, 2015). "Game Changer: How Carlton Fisk's home run altered baseball and TV". Sports Illustrated.
  2. ^ Bruce Lowitt (November 23, 1999). "Rats! Fisk's homer". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved July 26, 2008.
  3. ^ "MLB's 20 Greatest Games". MLB. Retrieved December 27, 2012.