What Happened on July 6, 1975

Historical Events

  • Argentine government falls
  • Art Wall Jr. at 51 years, 7 months, 10 days becomes the second oldest to win a PGA Tour event, beating Gary McCord by 1 at the Greater Milwaukee Open (oldest Sam Snead)
  • Comoros declare independence from France (most of them)

Music History

Dmitri Shostakovich completes Sonate for alto, opus 147


1975 History

Famous Birthdays

50 Cent50 Cent (47 years old)

American rapper and businessman, born in Queens, New York

  • Amir-Abbas Fakhravar, Iranian journalist and activist (Annie Taylor Award), born in Tehran, Iran
  • Sebasti├ín Rulli, Argentine actor (Rubi), born in Buenos Aires
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies
  • Ruffian, American racehorse (b. 1972)

About July 6, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Love Will Keep Us Together - Captain & Tennille
  • UK #1 Song: Tears On My Pillow - Johnny Nash