1975 in television

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For the American TV schedule, see: 1975-76 United States network television schedule.

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

Events[edit]

Debuts[edit]

Television shows[edit]

1940s[edit]

1950s[edit]

1960s[edit]

1970s[edit]

Programs ending[edit]

Date Show Debut
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
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
August 1 Death Valley Days 1952
September What's My Line? 1950

Game shows whose runs ended, later revived[edit]

Changes of network affiliation[edit]

Show Moved from Moved to
The Edge of Night CBS ABC

Births[edit]

Date Name Cinematic Notability
January 1 Georgina Mellor British actress (Footballers' Wives: Extra Time)
January 29 Sara Gilbert actress (Roseanne)
February 22 Drew Barrymore actress
March 15 Eva Longoria actress (Desperate Housewives)
March 27 Stacy "Fergie" Ferguson actress, singer (Kids Incorporated, The Black Eyed Peas)
April 6 Zach Braff actor (Scrubs)
April 30 Johnny Galecki actor (The Big Bang Theory)
June 4 Angelina Jolie actress (as Gia Carangi in Gia)
June 27 Tobey Maguire actor
August 7 Charlize Theron South African actress
October 5 Kate Winslet English actress (Mildred Pierce)
October 12 Marion Jones WNBA player
November 21 Cherie Johnson actress (Punky Brewster)
December 17 Milla Jovovich actress
December 27 Heather O'Rourke actress (died 1988; Happy Days)
December 30 Tiger Woods Pro golf player

Deaths[edit]

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