July 1975 calendar

July 1975

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1975?


  • 01 Jul 1975 Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • 04 Jul 1975 82nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (60 61)
  • 05 Jul 1975 89th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats J Connors (61 61 57 64)
  • 06 Jul 1975 Argentine government falls
  • 07 Jul 1975 Juneau, Alaska, reaches a record high temperature: 90 degrees F.
  • 08 Jul 1975 Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany
  • 09 Jul 1975 In Western Minnesota, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake occurs. Felt over northern Iowa, Minnesota, southeastern North Dakota, and eastern South Dakota.
  • 10 Jul 1975 Cher files for divorce from Gregg Allman, 10 days after they married
  • 11 Jul 1975 Chinese archeologists discover a 3-acre burial site with 6,000 clay statues of warriors dating as early as 221 BC
  • 12 Jul 1975 104th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 279 at Carnoustie
  • 13 Jul 1975 Carol Mann wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • 14 Jul 1975 EPCOT Center (Florida) plans announced
  • 15 Jul 1975 46th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-3 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
  • 16 Jul 1975 Commissioner Bowie Kuhn is reelected for a 7-year term
  • 17 Jul 1975 Apollo 18 and Soyuz 19 make 1st US / USSR linkup in space
  • 19 Jul 1975 Nullified because the tar on his bat handle exceeds 18 limit
  • 20 Jul 1975 India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship.
  • 21 Jul 1975 New York Mets' Felix Milan hits four singles; erased by Joe Torres' four double plays.
  • 22 Jul 1975 US House of Representatives votes to restore citizenship to General Robert E Lee.
  • 23 Jul 1975 LA Dodgers W Crawford and Lee Lacy are 5th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • 24 Jul 1975 Apollo 18 returns to Earth.
  • 25 Jul 1975 A Chorus Line, longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premieres.
  • 26 Jul 1975 Soyuz 18B returns to Earth.
  • 27 Jul 1975 Carol Mann wins LPGA George Washington Ladies Golf Classic
  • 29 Jul 1975 Ford became 1st US President to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz
  • 30 Jul 1975 Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit, Illinois.

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Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Cup Fever

Cup Fever

Directed by: David Bracknell

Starring: Bernard Cribbins, Sonia Graham, Dermot Kelly, David Lodge

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Nishikant Kamat

Starring: Ajay Devgn, Shriya Saran, Tabu, Rajat Kapoor



Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Sweethearts on Parade

Sweethearts on Parade

Directed by: Marshall Neilan

Starring: Alice White, Lloyd Hughes, Marie Prevost, Kenneth Thomson


Which were the most popular books released in July 1975?
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The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers


Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man


The Ascent of Man

Judy by Gerold Frank



Based on over 200 interviews and full access to her personal papers, letters, contracts, and photos, as well as the complete cooperation of her children, husbands, relatives, doctors, fellow actors, and

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney



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.

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter


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