What Happened on August 11, 1975

Historical Events

  • Expos' Jose Mangual struck out 5 times in a game
  • US vetoes proposed admission of North & South Vietnam to UN

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Kelly [Mack Daddy], rapper (Kris Kross - "Warm It Up"), born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Davey von Bohlen, American musician, (The Promise Ring, Maritime)
  • Ronald Clarke, American musician and founder of aliennetwork Records
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony McAuliffe, American general and commander of the 101st Airborne Division celebrated for his reply of "Nuts!" to a German surrender ultimatum, dies at 77
  • Howard Wendell, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, How to Murder Your Wife), dies at 67

About August 11, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The Stylistics