What Happened on June 21, 1975

Historical Events

Music History

British rock guitarist Ritchie Blackmore quits Deep Purple, forms Rainbow

  • Cricket World Cup, Lord's, London: Player of the Match Clive Lloyd scores 102 as West Indies beats Australia by 17 runs; first major limited overs One Day International (ODI) tournament

Music History

Elton John, The Eagles and The Beach Boys play to 72,000 fans at Wembley Stadium, London

  • Ruffian leads all the way to win the Coaching Club American Oaks at Belmont and clinch American thoroughbred racing's Triple Tiara for fillies
1975 History

Famous Deaths

  • Heinz Lau, German composer, dies at 49

About June 21, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 4 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: Whispering Grass - Windsor Davies & Don Estelle