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.
  • 05 Jul 1975 Cape Verde gains its independence from Portugal.
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Music charts

Which were the top hits in July 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Love Will Keep Us Together
  2. - Listen To What The Man Said
  3. - The Hustle
  4. - One Of These Nights
  5. - I'm Not In Love

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Whispering Grass
  2. - Tears On My Pillow
  3. - I'm Not In Love
  4. - Give A Little Love
  5. - Three Steps To Heaven


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in July 1975?

Judy by Gerold Frank



Based on more than 200 interviews, full access to her personal papers and letters, as well the cooperation of her children and husbands, family members, doctors, and fellow actors

Shogun by James Clavell



An English adventurer. A Japanese warlord who is invincible. Beautiful woman caught between two worlds, one of which is love.

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow



The Modern Library selected Ragtime as one of the 100 greatest novels of all-time. Published in 1975, Ragtime revolutionized our notion of what a novel can be.

The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury

The Promise Of Joy


The Advise and Consent series has been a landmark in political fiction. It displays a deep understanding of Washington and compelling characters that propelled each novel to the top.

The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West

The Massacre At Fall Creek


Based on historical events, this dramatic and sweeping story traces the life of Indiana's frontier in 1824. The Fall Creek Massacre was an extraordinary event. It was the first time that whites were ever recorded.