What Happened on December 19, 1975

Historical Events

Music History

British guitarist Ron Wood joins The Rolling Stones

  • The Red Hand Commandos, a very secretive Ulster loyalist paramilitary group in Northern Ireland, explode a no-warning car bomb in Dundalk, killing 2 civilians and wounding 20

Famous Birthdays

  • Casual [Jon Owens], American rapper (Smash Rockwell), born in Oakland, California
  • Jon Smith, British writer
  • Olivier Tebily, Ivorian footballer
Born in 1975

Famous Weddings

Buzz Aldrin

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin (45) weds Beverly Zile

About December 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: That's The Way (I Like It) - KC And The Sunshine Band
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen