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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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Rear Window

Rear Window

Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock

Starring: James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter

Country: United States of America

Gladiator

Gladiator

Directed by: Ridley Scott

Starring: Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Connie Nielsen, Oliver Reed

Country: United States of America

All Quiet on the Western Front

All Quiet on the Western Front

Directed by: Lewis Milestone

Starring: Lew Ayres, Louis Wolheim, John Wray, Arnold Lucy

Country: United States of America

Mad Max: Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road

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Directed by: George Miller

Starring: Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, Zoë Kravitz

The Cloud-Capped Star

The Cloud-Capped Star

Directed by: Ritwik Ghatak

Starring: Supriya Choudhury, Anil Chatterjee, Gyanesh Mukherjee, Bijon Bhattacharya

Books

Which were the most popular books released in April 1975?
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A Time To Die by Tom Wicker

A Time To Die

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"Superb."—Kurt Vonnegut"Wicker's story though could not be more vital today… A Time To Die compels us to understand the inhumanity of prisons in America, one of the greatest injustices of our

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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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 Pleasure Bond by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

The Pleasure Bond

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This four-level series integrates survival English with academic content skills in social studies, science, math, and history. Lessons cover skills required on most middle school state-competency tests.

Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill

Here At The New Yorker

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For over sixty years Brendan Gill has been a contented inmate of the singular institution known as the New Yorker. This affectionate account of the magazine, long known as a home

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.