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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1975?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1975 Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Joe Frazier in Manilla
  • 02 Oct 1975 A blast at an explosives factory kills 6 in Beloeil, Quebec.
  • 03 Oct 1975 George Harrison releases Extra Texture album in the UK
  • 09 Oct 1975 Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits San Francisco, California.
  • 10 Oct 1975 Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt.
  • 11 Oct 1975 Bill Clinton weds Hillary Rodham
  • 12 Oct 1975 NASA launches space vehicle S-195.
  • 13 Oct 1975 9th Country Music Association Award: John Denver wins
  • 14 Oct 1975 President Gerald Ford escapes injury when his limousine is struck broadside.
  • 16 Oct 1975 The Balibo Five, a group of Australian television journalists based in the town of Balibo in the then Portuguese Timor (now East Timor), are killed by Indonesian troops.
  • 17 Oct 1975 Bee Gees Maurice Gibb weds Yvonne Spencely
  • 18 Oct 1975 Simon and Garfunkel reunite on SNL, sing My Little Town
  • 19 Oct 1975 Chorus Line opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 6137 performances
  • 20 Oct 1975 Supreme Court rules teachers could spank their pupils after warning
  • 21 Oct 1975 Treemonisha opens at Uris Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • 22 Oct 1975 Me & Bessie opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 453 performances
  • 23 Oct 1975 Battle between Cuba and South Africa troops in Angola
  • 24 Oct 1975 Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
  • 25 Oct 1975 Denv Nuggets 1st game at McNichols Sports Arena beat St. Louis Spirits
  • 26 Oct 1975 Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball
  • 27 Oct 1975 Covers of both Time and Newsweek picture rock singer Bruce Springsteen
  • 28 Oct 1975 Calvin Murphy (Houston) begins NBA free throw streak of 58 games
  • 29 Oct 1975 Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills 1st victim
  • 30 Oct 1975 Giants pitcher John the Count of Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
  • 31 Oct 1975 Bob Geldof 1st appearance with Boomtown Rats

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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The Great Dictator

The Great Dictator

Directed by: Charles Chaplin

Starring: Charles Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Jack Oakie, Reginald Gardiner

Country: United States of America

All About Eve

All About Eve

Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz

Starring: Bette Davis, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm

Country: United States of America

Raging Bull

Raging Bull

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Country: United States of America

Le cercle rouge

Le cercle rouge

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Melville

Starring: Alain Delon, Bourvil, Gian Maria Volontè, Yves Montand

Country: United States of America

Dances with Wolves

Dances with Wolves

Directed by: Kevin Costner

Starring: Kevin Costner, Mary McDonnell, Graham Greene, Rodney A. Grant

Country: United States of America

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1975?
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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.