What Happened on December 25, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Hideki Okajima, Japanese baseball pitcher (3 × NPB All-Star; MLB All Star 2007; first Japanese-born pitcher to play in World Series, Game 2 2007 Boston Red Sox; Yomiuri Giants), born in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
  • Marcus Trescothick, English cricket batsman (76 Tests, 14 x 100s, HS 219; 123 ODIs; Somerset CCC), born in Keynsham, England
  • Pardis Sabeti, Iranian-American biologist and geneticist, born in Tehran, Iran
  • Rob Mariano, American reality show contestant, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Gaston Gallimard, French publisher (Librairie Gallimard), dies at 94
1975 Highlights

About December 25, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Christmas (India), Christmas Day (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States)

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Let's Do It Again - The Staple Singers
  • UK #1 Song: Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen