What Happened on April 24, 1975

Historical Events

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Justin Boocock, Australian canoeist (Olympics 1996), born in Launceston, Australia
  • Michael Stewart, American basketball NBA center (Sacramento Kings), born in Cucq-Trepied-Stella-Plage, France
  • Sam Doumit, American actress (Shameless), born in Sacramento, California

Famous Deaths

  • Pete Ham, Welsh rock singer-songwriter, and guitarist (Badfinger - "Without You"; "No Matter What"; Day After Day"), takes his own life at 27
1975 Highlights

About April 24, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song - B.J. Thomas
  • UK #1 Song: Bye Bye Baby - Bay City Rollers