What Happened on July 18, 1975

Historical Events

  • Jury can't decide on trial of Dave Forbes of Boston Bruins (1st athlete indicted for excessive violence during play)

Famous Birthdays

  • Daron Malakian, American rock guitarist (System of a Down; Scars on Broadway), born in Hollywood, California
  • M.I.A [Mathangi "Maya" Arulpragasam], British-Sri Lankan rapper ("Paper Planes"; "Sunshowers"), born in London, England
  • Torii Hunter, American baseball outfielder (MLB All Star 2002, 07, 09, 10, 13; Gold Glove Award 2001–09; Minnesota Twins, LA Angels of Anaheim, Detroit Tigers), born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Federico Ghisi, Italian composer and musicologist, dies at 74
1975 Highlights

About July 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Listen To What The Man Said - Wings
  • UK #1 Song: Give A Little Love - Bay City Rollers