What Happened on December 1, 1975

Historical Events

  • "The Robert MacNeil Report", later "The MacNeil-Lehrer Report", currently known as "PBS NewsHour" program premieres nationally in US on PBS
  • Kuwait and Gulf and BP agree on terms of nationalization

Event of Interest

US President Gerald Ford visits People's Republic of China

1975 History

Famous Deaths

  • Anna E. Roosevelt, American radio personality (b. 1906)
  • Ernesto Maserati, Italian auto racer and engineer (director, chief engineer Maserati of Modena), dies at 77
  • Nellie Fox, American Baseball Hall of Fame infielder (15 x MLB All Star; AL MVP 1959; Chicago White Sox), dies from lymphatic cancer at 47
  • Nick Kenny, American columnist and songwriter (Nick Kenny Show), dies at 80
  • Ranganandhan Francis, Indian field hockey goalkeeper (Olympic gold 1948, 52, 56), dies at 55

About December 1, 1975

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

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Fly, Robin, Fly - Silver Convention
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen