On This Day

What Happened on August 17, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Giuliana DePandi, Italian-born American television personality
  • İlhan Mansız, German born Turkish footballer and ice skater, born in Kempten, West Germany

Famous Deaths

  • Sig Arno [Siegfried Aron], German-Jewish actor (Holiday in Havana, My Friend Irma), dies at 80
  • Vladimir Kutz, Russian distance runner (Olympic gold 1956) dies at 48
1975 Highlights

About August 17, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 3 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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