Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Wednesday 17 September 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jimmie Johnson and Austin St John. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Circus by Alistair MacLean was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gruntovcani. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the whole 1975 or at September 17 across the years.

Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

Have a look at the old newspapers from 17 September 1975 and get them!


Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

More info

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen

Country: United States

More info

The Land That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon

Country: United States

More info

Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

More info


Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

More info

Find out your future

Get a FREE Numerology report based on the digits of 17 September 1975!


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?


Starring: Martin Sagner, Smiljka Bencet, Adela Horvat, Zvonimir Ferencic

Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

More info

Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

More info

Doctors' Hospital

Written by: James E. Moser, Jack Laird

Starring: George Peppard, Zohra Lampert

Country: United States

Chto? Gde? Kogda?

Starring: Boris Kryuk, Aleksandr Maslyakov, Vladimir Voroshilov

Wish him/her..

Send your special wishes with this personalized page

Send him/her your special wishes with this personalized page

Click here for a personalized message

Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1975 ?

  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
See other famous people born on 17 September
  • Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101).

Featured Contents

Would you like to write an original contribution on a topic related to this specific date and get featured on Takemeback.to ? Send us your proposal!

Search For Your Ancestors

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Don't miss our monthly news, no spam guarantee Click here to Subscribe

...and if 17 September 1975 was your Birth Date then Join our Birthday Club!

Make this date unforgettable

Have a look at our special collection of personalized gifts

Look at our personalized gifts

Genealogy: find out your family heritage

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in September 1975?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lynette Fromme -- Sep. 15, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8451
  • Time: Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich


Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?


By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world’s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and

More info

Conversations With Kennedy

By: Benjamin C. Bradlee

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

More info

How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

More info

The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

More info

Remember when

Birthday and personalized Football books

Discover our birthday books


What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

More info
Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

More info
Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Is this date important to you? Boost it!

Tell the world why 17 September 1975 is such a special date for you!