What Happened on July 19, 1975

Historical Events

  • Apollo and Soyuz linked in orbit for 2 days, separate
  • New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson's 1st-inning single & RBI are nullified because tar on his bat handle exceeds 18" limit; Minnesota Twins win, 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Heather Armstrong 'Queen of the Mommy bloggers', American web writer (Dooce blog), (d. 2023) [1]
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • (William) "Lefty" Frizzell, American country music singer and songwriter ("If You've Got the Money (I've Got the Time)"; "Saginaw, Michigan"), dies at 47

About July 19, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 20 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