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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

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Afonya

Afonya

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States of America

Inn of the Damned

Inn of the Damned

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

Whiffs

Whiffs

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

Books

Which were the most popular books released in October 1975?
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Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

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.

Power! by Michael Korda

Power!

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Explains the nature, purposes, uses, and rewards of power, viewed as a necessity of life, and describes how power has been achieved and wielded by various adepts

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won

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192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.