What Happened on July 7, 1975

Historical Events

  • TV soap opera "Ryan's Hope" premieres

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael Voss, Australian rules footballer, born in Traralgon, Australia
  • Tony Benshoof, American luger, born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
Born in 1975

Famous Weddings

David Gilmour

Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour (29) weds American model and artist Virginia "Ginger" Hasenbein (26); divorce in 1990

Famous Deaths

  • Barbara Brown, American actress dies at 73
  • Jacob Bjerknes, Norwegian-American meteorologist (USAF in London), dies at 77
  • Ruffian, American thoroughbred racehorse (b. 1972)
  • Vito Frazzi, Italian composer, dies at 86
1975 Highlights

About July 7, 1975

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 30 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