What Happened on December 6, 1975

Historical Events

  • 41st Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB)
  • Balcombe Street Siege: for 6 days, four Provisional Irish Republican Army volunteers hold two hostages at an apartment in London, England

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Titcume, Australian softball catcher (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Noel Clarke, English actor and writer, born in London
Born in 1975

Famous Weddings

Bob Dole

US Senator Bob Dole (52) weds former senator Elizabeth Hanford (39)

About December 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 5 months and 22 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