What Happened on August 19, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Chynna Clugston Flores, American comic book creator (Blue Monday), born in Fresno, California
  • Tracie Thoms, American actress (Rent), born in Baltimore, Maryland
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Ima Hogg, American society leader, Texas art patron and founder of Houston Symphony, dies at 93
  • Jim Londos, Greek-American wrestler, dies at 81
  • Mark Donohue, American auto racer (Indianapolis 500, 1972), dies from injuries suffered in a crash during a practice run in Graz, Austria at 38
1975 Highlights

About August 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fallin' In Love - Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
  • UK #1 Song: Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) - The Stylistics