What Happened on August 9, 1975

Historical Events

  • 1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7
  • Dodger Davey Lopes steals record 32nd consecutive base without being caught

Famous Birthdays

  • Mahesh Babu, Indian actor,' Prince of Tollywood', born in Madras, India
  • Mathew James Coad, New Zealand 100m/200m runner (Olympics 1996), born in Wellington, New Zealand
  • Mike Lamb, American baseball player, born in West Covina, California
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

Dmitri ShostakovichDmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)

Russian composer (The Gadfly; The Nose), dies of lung cancer at 68

About August 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 12 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: Barbados - Typically Tropical