1975: On This Year

1975

1975 (MCMLXXV in Roman Numerals) was the year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1975th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations.

Is 1975 a year special to you? If so you may like to discover what 1975 was famous for, who won the Oscars and the Nobel Prizes in 1975, who was Time's Person of the Year in 1975, which books, music and movies were top of the charts in 1975, what Chinese zodiac sign is associated to 1975, what babynames were most popular that year, what was the World population on that year and what happend in 1975.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about 1975 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.

history

What was 1975 known for ?

  • In the middle of the Disco Decade, 1975 was a year that gave the world a tremendous number of developments in popular culture that have had a good deal of staying power.
  • In January, the longstanding American game show Wheel of Fortune premiered on NBC. In April of this year, Monty Python and the Holy Grail was released, becoming one of the most enduring comedies of all time. In June, the groundbreaking film, Jaws, was released. In another development for comedy, Saturday Night Live made its debut in October. The first episode was hosted by one of the great comedians of the 20th century, George Carlin. It was also this year that Queen launched one of their most famous hits, “Bohemian Rhapsody” as a single. In the field of motorsports, the first-ever “monster truck,” called “Bigfoot,” was built this year. Sports fans will also recall that on October 1, the “Thrilla in Manila” is held: Muhammad Ali beats Joe Frazier in one of the most famous boxing matches of all time.
  • In politics, Margaret Thatcher won the leadership of the UK Conservative Party in February of 1975. She was the first female leader of any political party in Great Britain up to that time. 1975 was also the year that the Vietnam War came to an end. After years of brutal fighting, Saigon fell to the Northern forces. American personnel and many civilians from South Vietnam evacuated the city. With the fall of Saigon and the unconditional surrender of the South, the war in Vietnam came to a close
  • In the field of space exploration, NASA launched the Viking I probe to Mars. It landed successfully in 1976 and remained active on the surface for over 2,000 days, which was a record that would not be surpassed until the Opportunity rover landed in 2004.
  • And in a development that would change the world, Bill Gates and Paul Allen founded Microsoft in April of 1975.

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Oscar

1975: Oscar Winners of the Year

In 1975, during the 48th Academy Awards Cerimony, held on 29/03/1976 the following movies, actors, actresses and directors were awarded with the Oscar in 6 categories honoring the films released in 1975:

What movie won the Best Picture Oscar in 1975?

The Oscar for Best Movie went to One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, directed by Milos Forman, starring produced in the .

Who won the Best Director Oscar in 1975?

The Oscar for Best Director went to Milos Forman, for the movie One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, starring produced in the .

Who won the Best Actor Oscar in 1975?

The Oscar for Best Actor went to Jack Nicholson, for the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Actress Oscar in 1975?

The Oscar for Best Actress went to Louise Fletcher, for the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, starring Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco produced in the United States of America.

Who won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar in 1975?

The Sunshine Boys
The Oscar for Best Supporting Actor went to George Burns, for the movie The Sunshine Boys, starring Walter Matthau, George Burns, Richard Benjamin, Lee Meredith produced in the .

Who won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar in 1975?

The Oscar for Best Supporting Actress went to Lee Grant, for the movie Shampoo, starring Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant produced in the United States of America.
world population

1975: Who was Time's Person of the Year?


American women
In 1975, American women was named by TIME magazine as Person of the Year. Represented by Susan Brownmiller, Kathleen Byerly, Alison Cheek, Jill Conway, Betty Ford, Ella Grasso, Carla Hills, Barbara Jordan, Billie Jean King, Carol Sutton, Susie Sharp, and Addie Wyatt.

1975: What were the most popular books published that year?

The most popular and best selling books in 1975 were:

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

By:

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.

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

By:

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.

Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

By:

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

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

By:

Hitler orders Hitler to do the impossible as the Allies begin to turn the tide of war. He will either kidnap Winston Churchill or kill him.

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

By:

. 1974, 205pp

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

1975: What was the Chinese Zodiac sign associated with the year 1975?


According to the Chinese Zodiac and Astrology 1975 was the Year of the Rabbit.

Discover Zodiac Sign Characteristics and Personality Traits of people born under the Rabbit sign.

Nobel Prize

1975: Nobel Prize Winners of the Year


1975: Who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine ?

In 1975 the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded to:
  • David Baltimore
world population

1975: What were the most popular baby names in the USA that year ?

The 3 most popular baby names in 1975 were Michael, Jason and Christopher for boys and Jennifer, Amy and Heather for girls according to the US Census Bureau historical records.

1975: What were the Top #10 male names given to baby boys that year?

The Top # 10 male names given to baby boys in 1975 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Michael
  • Jason
  • Christopher
  • James
  • David
  • Robert
  • John
  • Brian
  • Matthew
  • William

1975: What were the Top #10 female names given to baby girls that year?

The Top # 10 female names given to baby girls in 1975 in the USA according to the US Census Bureau historical records were:

  • Jennifer
  • Amy
  • Heather
  • Melissa
  • Angela
  • Michelle
  • Kimberly
  • Lisa
  • Stephanie
  • Nicole

vinyl songs

1975: What was the number 1 song in the USA that year?

The number 1 song in the USA in 1975, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was One Of These Nights by Eagles

1975: What was the music chart in the USA that year?

The Music Chart in the USA in 1975 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. One Of These Nights by Eagles
  2. Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John
  3. Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell
  4. Please Mr. Please by Olivia Newton-John
  5. Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender
  6. My Eyes Adored You by Frankie Valli
  7. Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees
  8. Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton
  9. Island Girl by Elton John
  10. The Hustle by Van McCoy

1975: What was the number 1 song in the UK that year?

The number 1 song in the UK in 1975, i.e. the best selling and most popular song of tha year, was You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate

1975: What was the music chart in the UK that year?

The Music Chart in the UK in 1975 with the top 10 most popular songs, was:

  1. You Sexy Thing by Hot Chocolate
  2. Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel
  3. Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers
  4. Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen
  5. There's A Whole Lot Of Loving by Guys 'N' Dolls
  6. The Hustle by Van McCoy
  7. The Last Farewell by Roger Whittaker
  8. Hold Me Close by David Essex
  9. Barbados by Typically Tropical
  10. Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette

1975: What were the most popular movies that year ?

The most popular movies and box office hits in 1975 were:

Fawlty Towers

Release year: 1975

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

When the Boat Comes In

Release year: 1975

Written by:

Directed by: David Reynolds

Starring: James Bolam, James Garbutt, Jean Heywood, John Nightingale

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Edward the King

Release year: 1975

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chupke Chupke

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

world population

1975: What was the world population that year?

The world population in 1975 was 4,079,480,606 people according to data by United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. This figure includes both urban and rural populations. The urban population at that time accounted for 38.0% of the total population, which is roughly 1.6 billion individuals.The annual population change in 1975 was an increase of +75.7 million people, representing a percentage increase of +1.89% over the previous year.The average population density in 1975 was 17 persons per square mile (or 27 persons per square kilometer).

history

What happened in 1975?

Here's what happened in 1975:

  • Jan 1, 1975: Private ownership of gold is legalized in the USA.
  • Jan 2, 1975: US Department of Interior designates grizzly bear a threatened species.
  • Jan 4, 1975: Good News closes at St. James Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • Jan 5, 1975: Wiz opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1672 performances
  • Jan 6, 1975: AM America, premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host
  • Jan 7, 1975: Shenandoah opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 1050 performances
  • Jan 8, 1975: US Judge Sirica orders release of Watergate's John W Dean III, Herbert W Kalmbach and Jeb Stuart Magruder from prison.
  • Jan 9, 1975: 600 employees of Royal Canadian Mint go on strike.
  • Jan 11, 1975: Soyuz 17 carries two cosmonauts to space station Salyut 4.
  • Jan 12, 1975: Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Minnesota Vikings, 16-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Player: Franco Harris, Running Back.
  • Jan 14, 1975: USSR breaks trade agreement with US.
  • Jan 15, 1975: Space Mountain opens at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.
  • Jan 18, 1975: Jeffersons spinoff from All in the Family premieres on CBS
  • Jan 19, 1975: Thomas Hart Benton, American painter (Born 1889)
  • Jan 20, 1975: 5th NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 17-10.
  • Jan 21, 1975: 28th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-1 at MontrTal.
  • Jan 22, 1975: Landsat 2, an Earth Resources Technology Satellite, launched
  • Jan 23, 1975: Barney Miller premieres on ABC TV
  • Jan 24, 1975: Hot l Baltimore situation comedy premieres on ABC TV
  • Jan 26, 1975: Immaculata University defeats the University of Maryland 80-48 in the first nationally televised women's basketball game in the United States. quotWomen Cagers Make TV Debutquot, ''Ocala (FL) Star-Bannerquot, January 27, 1975, p2B
  • Jan 28, 1975: 8th ABA All-Star Game: East 151 beats West 124 at San Antonio.
  • Jan 29, 1975: Men on the Moon opens at Little Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Jan 30, 1975: The Monitor National Marine Sanctuary is established as the first United States National Marine Sanctuary.
  • Jan 31, 1975: John Lennon releases #9 Dream
  • Feb 1, 1975: Hoppy, Gene & Me by Roy Rogers peaks at #65
  • Feb 2, 1975: Army offensive against rebels in Eritrea, Ethiopia.
  • Feb 3, 1975: Billy Herman, Earl Averill, and Bucky Harris elected to Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Feb 4, 1975: Haicheng earthquake (magnitude 7.3 on the Richter scale) occurs in Haicheng, Liaoning, China.
  • Feb 6, 1975: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Feb 7, 1975: NBA New Orleans Jazz end a 28-game road losing streak.
  • Feb 8, 1975: Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders
  • Feb 9, 1975: Soyuz 17 returns to Earth.
  • Feb 11, 1975: Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for Conservative leadership.
  • Feb 13, 1975: Cyprus premier Denktash proclaims Turkish-Cypriot Federation.
  • Feb 14, 1975: Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station, Netherlands.
  • Feb 16, 1975: Washington Capitals' first NHL shutout, beating Kansas City Scouts 3-0.
  • Feb 18, 1975: 2nd American Music Award
  • Feb 20, 1975: Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party.
  • Feb 21, 1975: John Mitchell, former Chief of Staff Harry R Haldeman, and John D Ehrlichman sentenced to 2.5-8 years.
  • Feb 23, 1975: Amy Alcott wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.
  • Feb 25, 1975: Ewen Chatfield flattened by Peter Lever and seriously injured
  • Feb 26, 1975: Night... Made America Famous opens at Barrymore NYC for 75 performances
  • Feb 27, 1975: CDU-politician Peter Lorentz kidnapped in West Berlin.
  • Feb 28, 1975: US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • Mar 1, 1975: 17th Grammy Awards: "I Honestly Love You", Marvin Hamlisch win.
  • Mar 3, 1975: Goodtime Charley opens at Palace Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • Mar 5, 1975: The Homebrew Computer Club, an early computer hobbyist club in Silicon Valley, meets for the first time. Its members include several future high-profile hackers and IT entrepreneurs, including the founders of Apple Inc.
  • Mar 6, 1975: For the first time, ever, the Zapruder film of the assassination of John F. Kennedy is shown in motion to a national TV audience by Robert J. Groden and Dick Gregory.
  • Mar 7, 1975: US Senate revises filibuster rule, allows 60 senators to limit debate.
  • Mar 8, 1975: Royal Canadian Mint announces branch mint opening in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
  • Mar 9, 1975: Lieutenant opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • Mar 10, 1975: Rocky Horror Show opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Mar 11, 1975: Portugal military coup under General Spinola fails.
  • Mar 12, 1975: Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot, South Vietnam.
  • Mar 13, 1975: Vietnam War: South Vietnam President Nguyen van Thieu orders the Central Highlands evacuated. This turns into a mass exodus involving troops and civilians (the ''Convoy of Tears'').
  • Mar 15, 1975: Bundy victim Julie Cunningham disappears from Vail, Colorado
  • Mar 16, 1975: Lieutenant closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • Mar 17, 1975: Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000 metre (1:16.92).
  • Mar 18, 1975: Kurds end fight against Iraqi army.
  • Mar 19, 1975: Dr Jazz opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Mar 21, 1975: Ethiopia ends monarchy after 3000 years.
  • Mar 22, 1975: Dinge-competed wins Eurovisie Song festival
  • Mar 23, 1975: Sue Roberts wins LPGA Bing Crosby International Golf Classic.
  • Mar 24, 1975: Muhammad Ali TKOs Chuck Wepner in 15 rounds to retain the heavyweight boxing title.
  • Mar 25, 1975: Faisal ibn Abd al-Aziz, king of Saudi-Arabia (1964-75), shot to death by nephew at age 68.
  • Mar 26, 1975: Tommy premieres in London
  • Mar 27, 1975: Construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System begins.
  • Mar 28, 1975: In Eastern Idaho, a magnitude 6.2 earthquake occurs.
  • Mar 29, 1975: Only 2nd time Islanders beat Rangers
  • Mar 30, 1975: Ron Lalonde scores the first hat trick by a Washington Capitals' player.
  • Apr 1, 1975: Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer.
  • Apr 2, 1975: Vietnam War: Thousands of civilian refugees flee from the Quang Ngai Province in front of advancing North Vietnamese troops.
  • Apr 3, 1975: James Rupers kills his family to inherit
  • Apr 4, 1975: 130, killed as USAF plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashes
  • Apr 5, 1975: Letter for Queen Victoria closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • Apr 6, 1975: Night... Made America Famous closes at Barrymore NYC after 75 performances
  • Apr 8, 1975: 47th Academy Awards - Godfather II, Ellen Burstyn and Art Carney win.
  • Apr 9, 1975: The first game of the Philippine Basketball Association, the second oldest professional basketball league in the world.
  • Apr 10, 1975: Rangers score 8 goals against Islanders in playoffs
  • Apr 11, 1975: JP Parise 11 sec OT goal-Isles 1st playoff advance eliminates Rangers
  • Apr 12, 1975: Linda Ronstadt releases When Will I Be Loved
  • Apr 13, 1975: Penguins 5-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 1-0 lead
  • Apr 15, 1975: 1st appearance of San Diego Chicken
  • Apr 16, 1975: Cambodian Red Khmer occupy Phnom Penh
  • Apr 17, 1975: Khmer Rouge captures Phnom Penh, Cambodia (Kampuchea National Day)
  • Apr 18, 1975: John Lennon releases Stand by Me
  • Apr 19, 1975: India launches 1st satellite with help of the USSR
  • Apr 20, 1975: 29th Tony Awards: Equus and The Wiz win.
  • Apr 21, 1975: Liane Winter wins world record female Boston marathon (2:42:24)
  • Apr 22, 1975: Penguins 2-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 3-2 lead
  • Apr 24, 1975: Penguins 1-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - series tied at 3-3
  • Apr 25, 1975: West German embassy blown-up in Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Apr 26, 1975: Penguins 0-Isles 1 - Quarterfinals - Isles win series 4-3
  • Apr 27, 1975: Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Charity Golf Classic.
  • Apr 28, 1975: John Lennon appears on Tonight andRingo on Smother Brothers
  • Apr 29, 1975: Ethiopia nationalizes all ground / earth
  • Apr 30, 1975: Fall of Saigon (or Liberation of Saigon from the Communist perspective): Communist forces gain control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh.
  • May 1, 1975: Islander Parise and Potvin score within 14 seconds in playoffs Flyers 5-Isles 4 - Semifinals - Flyers hold 2-0 lead
  • May 2, 1975: Apple Records closes down.
  • May 3, 1975: 101st Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Foolish Pleasure wins 2:02.
  • May 4, 1975: Flyers 1-Isles 0-Semis-Flyers hold 3-0 lead-Isles held to 14 shots
  • May 5, 1975: Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Shaara (Killer Angels)
  • May 6, 1975: 3 people die in tornado that strikes Omaha, Nebraska
  • May 7, 1975: Flyers 3-Isles 4 (OT) - Semifinals - Flyers hold 3-1 lead
  • May 9, 1975: Brian Oldfield shot puts 22.86 m (world record)
  • May 11, 1975: Flyers 1-Isles 2 - Semifinals - Series tied at 3 games
  • May 12, 1975: US merchant ship Mayaguez seized by Cambodian forces.
  • May 13, 1975: Rodgers & Hart opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • May 14, 1975: French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia.
  • May 15, 1975: Emmy 2nd Daytime Award and Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
  • May 16, 1975: Wings release Listen to What the Man Said in the UK
  • May 17, 1975: Funky Gibbon by The Goodies hits #79
  • May 19, 1975: 27th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Robert Blake and Jean Marsh
  • May 21, 1975: Lowell W Perry confirmed as Chairman of Equal Opportunity Comm
  • May 22, 1975: The first legal numbers game in the USA is New Jersey State Lottery's "Pick-it", in which players choose their own 3-digit number in a daily drawing.
  • May 24, 1975: Dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain an F-16 fighter jet.
  • May 25, 1975: 29th NBA Championship: Golden State Warriors sweep Washington Bullets in four games.
  • May 26, 1975: Tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes.
  • May 27, 1975: Paul McCartney releases Venus & Mars
  • May 28, 1975: Soyuz 18 launched.
  • May 30, 1975: Wings release Venus & Mars album
  • May 31, 1975: Goodtime Charley closes at Palace Theater NYC after 104 performances
  • Jun 1, 1975: Chicago opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 947 performances
  • Jun 2, 1975: 1st time snow fell in London in June
  • Jun 4, 1975: Oldest animal fossils in US discovered in North Carolina
  • Jun 5, 1975: 48th National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
  • Jun 6, 1975: Provisional Revolutionary Government of South Vietnam established.
  • Jun 7, 1975: Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 vs. Pakistan World Cup
  • Jun 8, 1975: Joanne Carner wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
  • Jun 9, 1975: 107th Belmont: Bill Shoemaker aboard Avatar wins in 2:28.2
  • Jun 10, 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
  • Jun 11, 1975: 1st oil pumped from North Sea oilfield
  • Jun 14, 1975: 45th French Womens Tennis: Chris Evert beats M Navratilova (26 62 61)
  • Jun 16, 1975: Supreme Court rules uniform minimum legal fees are a violation
  • Jun 17, 1975: Voters in Northern Mariana Island approve commonwealth status with US.
  • Jun 18, 1975: NBC News and Information Service (24 hour news) premieres on radio
  • Jun 19, 1975: Richard Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan is found guilty in absentia of the murder of nanny Sandra Rivett.
  • Jun 21, 1975: Jaws by Steven Spielberg opens
  • Jun 22, 1975: Betsy Cullen wins LPGA Hoosier Golf Classic
  • Jun 23, 1975: 75th US Golf Open: Lou Graham shoots a 287 at Medinah Country Club - Illinois
  • Jun 24, 1975: Eastern 727 crashes at JFK Airport NY, kills 113
  • Jun 25, 1975: Mozambique gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • Jun 26, 1975: Cher divorces Sonny Bono
  • Jun 28, 1975: David Bowie releases Fame
  • Jun 29, 1975: 3rd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): JoAnne Carner
  • Jun 30, 1975: Bundy victim Shelley Robertson disappears in Colorado
  • Jul 1, 1975: Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Jul 4, 1975: 82nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (60 61)
  • Jul 5, 1975: 89th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats J Connors (61 61 57 64)
  • Jul 6, 1975: Argentine government falls
  • Jul 7, 1975: Juneau, Alaska, reaches a record high temperature: 90 degrees F.
  • Jul 8, 1975: Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany
  • Jul 9, 1975: In Western Minnesota, a magnitude 4.6 earthquake occurs. Felt over northern Iowa, Minnesota, southeastern North Dakota, and eastern South Dakota.
  • Jul 10, 1975: Cher files for divorce from Gregg Allman, 10 days after they married
  • Jul 11, 1975: Chinese archeologists discover a 3-acre burial site with 6,000 clay statues of warriors dating as early as 221 BC
  • Jul 12, 1975: 104th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 279 at Carnoustie
  • Jul 13, 1975: Carol Mann wins LPGA Borden Golf Classic
  • Jul 14, 1975: EPCOT Center (Florida) plans announced
  • Jul 15, 1975: 46th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-3 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
  • Jul 16, 1975: Commissioner Bowie Kuhn is reelected for a 7-year term
  • Jul 17, 1975: Apollo 18 and Soyuz 19 make 1st US / USSR linkup in space
  • Jul 19, 1975: Nullified because the tar on his bat handle exceeds 18 limit
  • Jul 20, 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.
  • Jul 21, 1975: New York Mets' Felix Milan hits four singles; erased by Joe Torres' four double plays.
  • Jul 22, 1975: US House of Representatives votes to restore citizenship to General Robert E Lee.
  • Jul 23, 1975: LA Dodgers W Crawford and Lee Lacy are 5th to hit consecutive pinch HRs
  • Jul 24, 1975: Apollo 18 returns to Earth.
  • Jul 25, 1975: A Chorus Line, longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premieres.
  • Jul 26, 1975: Soyuz 18B returns to Earth.
  • Jul 27, 1975: Carol Mann wins LPGA George Washington Ladies Golf Classic
  • Jul 29, 1975: Ford became 1st US President to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz
  • Jul 30, 1975: Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit, Illinois.
  • Aug 1, 1975: 38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
  • Aug 3, 1975: Poland and West germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans
  • Aug 4, 1975: Robert Plant is involved in a car crash in Rhodes
  • Aug 5, 1975: Phillies 1st 8 batters get hits for a record, beat Cubs 13-5
  • Aug 9, 1975: Dodger Davey Lopes steals record 32nd consecutive base without being caught
  • Aug 10, 1975: 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron
  • Aug 11, 1975: US vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to United Nations.
  • Aug 14, 1975: Dmitri Shotakovitch, buried at the Novodevitshi-convent
  • Aug 15, 1975: Bangladesh's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is killed along with most members of his family during a military coup.
  • Aug 16, 1975: Rodgers & Hart closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • Aug 17, 1975: Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
  • Aug 19, 1975: Astros hire Bill Virdon to replace Preston Gomez as manager
  • Aug 20, 1975: Viking 1 launched to orbit around Mars, soft landing
  • Aug 21, 1975: US lightens trade embargo against Cuba
  • Aug 22, 1975: Assassination attempt on President Gerald Ford
  • Aug 23, 1975: Classical Way wins Championship Cup at Roosevelt Raceway
  • Aug 24, 1975: Davey Lopes steals his 38th consecutive base, then thrown out stealing
  • Aug 27, 1975: 1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)
  • Aug 29, 1975: Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming fourth brightest in sky.
  • Aug 30, 1975: KTW-AM in Seattle Washington changes call letters to KYAC (now KKFX)
  • Sep 1, 1975: All political parties forbidden in Bangladesh
  • Sep 3, 1975: Steve Garvey begins his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
  • Sep 4, 1975: The Sinai Interim Agreement relating to the Arab-Israeli conflict is signed.
  • Sep 5, 1975: Czech tennis ace Martina Navratilova asks for political asylum in New York City
  • Sep 6, 1975: 6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice Turkey
  • Sep 7, 1975: 95th US Mens Tennis: Manuel Orantes beats Jimmy Connors (64 63 63)
  • Sep 8, 1975: Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal
  • Sep 9, 1975: Czech tennis star Martina Navratilova (18) asks for political asylum
  • Sep 14, 1975: Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
  • Sep 15, 1975: Mike Vail extends hitting streak ton rookie-record 23 straight game
  • Sep 16, 1975: Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • Sep 17, 1975: Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101).
  • Sep 18, 1975: Heiress / bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in San Francisco
  • Sep 19, 1975: Indonesia sends troops to Portuguese East Timor
  • Sep 20, 1975: 21st Ryder Cup: US, 21-11 at Laurel Valley Golf Club - Pennsylvania
  • Sep 21, 1975: Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
  • Sep 22, 1975: World Football League folds.
  • Sep 25, 1975: Jackie Wilson, suffers heart attack and lapse into a 9 yr terminal coma
  • Sep 27, 1975: Government De Uyl recalls Dutch ambassador from Spain
  • Sep 28, 1975: 6th NYC Marathon won by Tom Fleming in 2:19:27
  • Sep 29, 1975: Three For Money, debuts on NBC-TV
  • Sep 30, 1975: Five drown in flash flood of sewer and water tunnel (Niagara Falls, New York).
  • Oct 1, 1975: Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Joe Frazier in Manilla
  • Oct 2, 1975: A blast at an explosives factory kills 6 in Beloeil, Quebec.
  • Oct 3, 1975: George Harrison releases Extra Texture album in the UK
  • Oct 9, 1975: Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits San Francisco, California.
  • Oct 10, 1975: Israel formally signs Sinai accord with Egypt.
  • Oct 11, 1975: Bill Clinton weds Hillary Rodham
  • Oct 12, 1975: NASA launches space vehicle S-195.
  • Oct 13, 1975: 9th Country Music Association Award: John Denver wins
  • Oct 14, 1975: President Gerald Ford escapes injury when his limousine is struck broadside.
  • Oct 16, 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.
  • Oct 17, 1975: Bee Gees Maurice Gibb weds Yvonne Spencely
  • Oct 18, 1975: Simon and Garfunkel reunite on SNL, sing My Little Town
  • Oct 19, 1975: Chorus Line opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 6137 performances
  • Oct 20, 1975: Supreme Court rules teachers could spank their pupils after warning
  • Oct 21, 1975: Treemonisha opens at Uris Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • Oct 22, 1975: Me & Bessie opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 453 performances
  • Oct 23, 1975: Battle between Cuba and South Africa troops in Angola
  • Oct 24, 1975: Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
  • Oct 25, 1975: Denv Nuggets 1st game at McNichols Sports Arena beat St. Louis Spirits
  • Oct 26, 1975: Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball
  • Oct 27, 1975: Covers of both Time and Newsweek picture rock singer Bruce Springsteen
  • Oct 28, 1975: Calvin Murphy (Houston) begins NBA free throw streak of 58 games
  • Oct 29, 1975: Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills 1st victim
  • Oct 30, 1975: Giants pitcher John the Count of Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
  • Oct 31, 1975: Bob Geldof 1st appearance with Boomtown Rats
  • Nov 2, 1975: Summit in Houston opens - Rockets beat Milwaukee Bucks, 104-89
  • Nov 4, 1975: Orioles Jim Palmer wins his 2nd Cy Young Award
  • Nov 5, 1975: British government sends troops to Belize
  • Nov 6, 1975: Hello, Dolly opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • Nov 7, 1975: Kidnapped AKZO director Herrema freed in Ireland
  • Nov 8, 1975: Nick Bockwinkle beats Verne Gagne in St. Paul, to become NWA champ
  • Nov 10, 1975: Ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald and crew of 29 lost in storm on Lake Superior
  • Nov 11, 1975: Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • Nov 12, 1975: New York Mets Tom Seaver wins his 3rd Cy Young Award
  • Nov 13, 1975: Musical Jubilee opens at St. James Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • Nov 14, 1975: Spain, Morocco and Mauretania sign accord about Spanish Sahara
  • Nov 15, 1975: Miss Teenage America Pageant
  • Nov 16, 1975: Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Jacksonville Ladies Golf Open
  • Nov 18, 1975: Black-Panther leader Eldridge Cleaver returns to US
  • Nov 19, 1975: Reds 2nd baseman Joe Morgan is named NL MVP
  • Nov 20, 1975: Ronald Reagan announced candidacy for Rep nomination for President
  • Nov 21, 1975: Linda McCartney drug charges in US are dropped
  • Nov 22, 1975: Juan Carlos is declared King of Spain following the death of Francisco Franco.
  • Nov 23, 1975: 63rd CFL Grey Cup: Edmonton Eskimos defeats Montreal Alouettes, 9-8
  • Nov 24, 1975: Boccaccio opens at Edison Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • Nov 25, 1975: Netherlands grants Suriname independence (National Day)
  • Nov 26, 1975: Fed jury finds Lynette Fromme guilty of attempted assassination
  • Nov 28, 1975: Democratic Republic East-Timor proclaimed
  • Nov 29, 1975: President Ford requires states to provide free education for handicapped
  • Nov 30, 1975: Dahomey becomes Benin.
  • Dec 1, 1975: US President Gerald Ford visits People's Republic of China.
  • Dec 2, 1975: Laos King Sisavang Vatthana resigns, Republic forms
  • Dec 3, 1975: The wreck of the ''HMHS Britannic'' is found in the Kea Channel by Jacques Cousteau.
  • Dec 4, 1975: Suriname joins the United Nations.
  • Dec 5, 1975: Me & Bessie closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • Dec 6, 1975: Sen Robert Dole and Elizabeth Hanford marry
  • Dec 7, 1975: Archbishop Makarios returns Cyprus
  • Dec 8, 1975: Raisin closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 847 performances
  • Dec 9, 1975: US President Gerald Ford signs US$2.3 billion loan-authorization for New York City.
  • Dec 10, 1975: Terry Funk beats Jack Brisco in Miami Beach, Florida, to become NWA champion.
  • Dec 11, 1975: 1st class postage rises from 10 cents to 13 cents
  • Dec 12, 1975: Gas stove explodes and starts fire killing 138 (Mecca, Saudi Arabia).
  • Dec 13, 1975: 1st time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Richard Pryor hosts)
  • Dec 14, 1975: Treemonisha closes at Uris Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • Dec 16, 1975: 1st broadcast of One Day at a Time on CBS TV
  • Dec 17, 1975: John Paul Stevens appointed to Supreme Court
  • Dec 19, 1975: Ron Wood joins music group The Rolling Stones.
  • Dec 20, 1975: Pope Paul VI namea J Willebrands archbishop of Utrecht.
  • Dec 21, 1975: Hello, Dolly closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • Dec 23, 1975: Peter Seitz makes Andy Messersmith and Dave McNally free agents
  • Dec 24, 1975: Bernard Herrmann, American film composer (Born 1911)
  • Dec 25, 1975: Iron Maiden is formed by Steve Harris.
  • Dec 26, 1975: The Tupolev Tu-144 goes into service in Soviet Union.
  • Dec 27, 1975: Explosion at Chasnala Colliery collapses, drowning 350 (Dhanbad, India).
  • Dec 28, 1975: 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)
  • Dec 29, 1975: Eleven killed, 75 hurt by terrorist bomb at LaGuardia Airport in New York City, New York.
  • Dec 30, 1975: Boccaccio closes at Edison Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • Dec 31, 1975: 42nd Sugar Bowl: Alabama 13 beats Pennsylvania State 6.
  • Jan 2, 1975: At the opening of a new railway line, a bomb blast at Samastipur, Bihar, India, fatally wounds Lalit Narayan Mishra, Minister of Railways.

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What does the year 1975 refer to in the Gregorian calendar?

The year 1975 refers to a specific year in the Gregorian calendar, which is commonly used internationally. It is the 76th year of the 20th century and the 5th year of the 1970s decade. In the Gregorian calendar, it follows 1974 and precedes 1976.

calendars for year 1975

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