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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 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 April 1975: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1975?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1975 Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer.
  • 02 Apr 1975 Vietnam War: Thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quang Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops.
  • 03 Apr 1975 James Rupers kills his family to inherit
  • 04 Apr 1975 130, killed as USAF plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashes
  • 05 Apr 1975 Letter for Queen Victoria closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • 06 Apr 1975 Night... Made America Famous closes at Barrymore NYC after 75 performances
  • 08 Apr 1975 47th Academy Awards - Godfather II, Ellen Burstyn and Art Carney win.
  • 09 Apr 1975 The first game of the Philippine Basketball Association, the second oldest professional basketball league in the world.
  • 10 Apr 1975 Rangers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
  • 11 Apr 1975 JP Parise 11 sec OT goal-Isles 1st playoff advance eliminates Rangers
  • 12 Apr 1975 Linda Ronstadt releases When Will I Be Loved
  • 13 Apr 1975 Penguins 5-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 1-0 lead
  • 15 Apr 1975 1st appearance of San Diego Chicken
  • 16 Apr 1975 Cambodian Red Khmer occupy Phnom Penh
  • 17 Apr 1975 Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea National Day)
  • 18 Apr 1975 John Lennon releases Stand by Me
  • 19 Apr 1975 India launches 1st satellite with help of the USSR
  • 20 Apr 1975 29th Tony Awards: Equus and The Wiz win.
  • 21 Apr 1975 Liane Winter wins world record female Boston marathon (2:42:24)
  • 22 Apr 1975 Penguins 2-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 3-2 lead
  • 24 Apr 1975 Penguins 1-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - series tied at 3-3
  • 25 Apr 1975 West German embassy blown-up in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • 26 Apr 1975 Penguins 0-Isles 1 - Quarterfinals - Isles win series 4-3
  • 27 Apr 1975 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Charity Golf Classic.
  • 28 Apr 1975 John Lennon appears on Tonight andRingo on Smother Brothers
  • 29 Apr 1975 Ethiopia nationalizes all ground / earth
  • 30 Apr 1975 Fall of Saigon (or Liberation of Saigon from the Communist perspective): Communist forces gain control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh.

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Fox and His Friends

Fox and His Friends

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm, Adrian Hoven

The Day of the Locust

The Day of the Locust

Release year: 1975

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Hester Street

Hester Street

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver

Starring: Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Mel Howard, Dorrie Kavanaugh

Bite the Bullet

Bite the Bullet

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1975?
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The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan

The Total Woman

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The Total Woman

The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury

The Promise Of Joy

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The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man