November 1975 calendar

November 1975

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


Historical Events

Which were the important events of November 1975?


  • 02 Nov 1975 Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89
  • 04 Nov 1975 Orioles Jim Palmer wins his 2nd Cy Young Award
  • 05 Nov 1975 British government sends troops to Belize
  • 06 Nov 1975 Hello, Dolly opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • 07 Nov 1975 Kidnapped AKZO director Herrema freed in Ireland
  • 08 Nov 1975 Nick Bockwinkle beats Verne Gagne in St. Paul, to become NWA champ
  • 10 Nov 1975 Ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald and crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior
  • 11 Nov 1975 Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • 12 Nov 1975 New York Mets Tom Seaver wins his 3rd Cy Young Award
  • 13 Nov 1975 Musical Jubilee opens at St. James Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • 14 Nov 1975 Spain, Morocco and Mauretania sign accord about Spanish Sahara
  • 15 Nov 1975 Miss Teenage America Pageant
  • 16 Nov 1975 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Jacksonville Ladies Golf Open
  • 18 Nov 1975 Black-Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver returns to US
  • 19 Nov 1975 Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
  • 20 Nov 1975 Ronald Reagan announced candidacy for Rep nomination for President
  • 21 Nov 1975 Linda McCartney drug charges in US are dropped
  • 22 Nov 1975 Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
  • 23 Nov 1975 63rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 9-8
  • 24 Nov 1975 Boccaccio opens at Edison Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 25 Nov 1975 Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)
  • 26 Nov 1975 Fed jury finds Lynette Fromme guilty of attempted assassination
  • 28 Nov 1975 Democratic Republic East-Timor proclaimed
  • 29 Nov 1975 President Ford requires states to provide free education for handicapped
  • 30 Nov 1975 Dahomey becomes Benin.
  • 03 Nov 1975 Four Bangladeshi politicians are killed in the Dhaka Central Jail.
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Music charts

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

  1. - Island Girl
  2. - That's The Way (I Like It)
  3. - Fly, Robin, Fly
  4. - Calypso
  5. - Lyin' Eyes

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - Hold Me Close
  2. - Space Oddity
  3. - I Only Have Eyes For You
  4. - DIVORCE
  5. - There Goes My First Love


Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?


Which were the most popular books released in November 1975?

Shogun by James Clavell



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

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers


Arthur Hailey's #1 New York Times Bestseller takes readers behind the bronze doors at a major American bank to the secret world Ben Roselli, president and CEO of First Mercantile American.

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses


David Niven is a well-known actor in Britain. He was the archetypal English gentleman and starred in more than ninety films. He is also a great chronicler.

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.

Freedom At Midnight by Larry Collins and Dominique Lapierre

Freedom At Midnight


This 2009 edition, first published in 1975, is the second edition of the bestseller, which Le Monde, Paris has called irreplaceable.