June 1975 calendar

June 1975

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 1975?


  • 01 Jun 1975 Chicago opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 947 performances
  • 02 Jun 1975 1st time snow fell in London in June
  • 04 Jun 1975 Oldest animal fossils in US discovered in North Carolina
  • 05 Jun 1975 48th National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
  • 06 Jun 1975 Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam established.
  • 07 Jun 1975 Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 vs. Pakistan World Cup
  • 08 Jun 1975 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
  • 09 Jun 1975 107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2
  • 10 Jun 1975 Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, and another part is set afire
  • 11 Jun 1975 1st oil pumped from North Sea oilfield
  • 14 Jun 1975 45th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats M Navratilova (26 62 61)
  • 16 Jun 1975 Supreme Court rules uniform minimum legal fees are a violation
  • 17 Jun 1975 Voters in Northern Mariana Island approve commonwealth status with US.
  • 18 Jun 1975 NBC News and Information Service (24 hour news) premieres on radio
  • 19 Jun 1975 Richard Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan is found guilty in absentia of the murder of nanny Sandra Rivett.
  • 21 Jun 1975 Jaws by Steven Spielberg opens
  • 22 Jun 1975 Betsy Cullen wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
  • 23 Jun 1975 75th US Golf Open: Lou Graham shoots a 287 at Medinah Country Club - Illinois
  • 24 Jun 1975 Eastern 727 crashes at JFK Airport NY, kills 113
  • 25 Jun 1975 Mozambique gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • 26 Jun 1975 Cher divorces Sonny Bono
  • 28 Jun 1975 David Bowie releases Fame
  • 29 Jun 1975 3rd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): JoAnne Carner
  • 30 Jun 1975 Bundy victim Shelley Robertson disappears in Colorado
  • 01 Jun 1975 The Patriotic Union of Kurdistan was founded by Jalal Talabani, Nawshirwan Mustafa, Fuad Masum and others.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
  2. - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
  3. - Sister Golden Hair
  4. - Love Will Keep Us Together
  5. - When Will I Be Loved

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Stand By Your Man
  2. - Whispering Grass
  3. - Oh Boy
  4. - I'm Not In Love
  5. - Lovin' You


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in June 1975?

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won


192 pages. Hardcover. Dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 was the first year.

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle


Bermuda Triangle

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man


Man's Ascent

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney



Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. A front cover photo of the book jacket shows that a violent struggle was underway within the walls at Newport Estate.

Far Tortuga by Peter Matthiessen

Far Tortuga


A story of adventure and reflection on the sea.