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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1975?


Events

  • 01 Feb 1975 Hoppy, Gene & Me by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
  • 02 Feb 1975 Army offensive against rebels in Eritrea, Ethiopia.
  • 03 Feb 1975 Billy Herman, Earl Averill, and Bucky Harris elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • 04 Feb 1975 Haicheng earthquake (magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale) occurs in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.
  • 06 Feb 1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • 07 Feb 1975 NBA New Orleans Jazz end a 28-game road losing streak.
  • 08 Feb 1975 Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders
  • 09 Feb 1975 Soyuz 17 returns to Earth.
  • 11 Feb 1975 Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for Conservative leadership.
  • 13 Feb 1975 Cyprus premier Denktash proclaims Turkish-Cypriot Federation.
  • 14 Feb 1975 Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station, Netherlands.
  • 16 Feb 1975 Washington Capitals' first NHL shutout, beating Kansas City Scouts 3-0.
  • 18 Feb 1975 2nd American Music Award
  • 20 Feb 1975 Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party.
  • 21 Feb 1975 John Mitchell, former Chief of Staff Harry R Haldeman, and John D Ehrlichman sentenced to 2.5-8 years.
  • 23 Feb 1975 Amy Alcott wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
  • 25 Feb 1975 Ewen Chatfield flattened by Peter Lever and seriously injured
  • 26 Feb 1975 Night... Made America Famous opens at Barrymore NYC for 75 performances
  • 27 Feb 1975 CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin.
  • 28 Feb 1975 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Movies

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Deep Red

Deep Red

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

Country: United States of America

The Passenger

The Passenger

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Country: United States of America

The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman

Country: United States of America

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, Gene Saks, Elizabeth Wilson

Books

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Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

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The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin

The Woman He Loved

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Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972