On This Day

What Happened on June 22, 1975

Historical Events

  • Ulster Volunteer Force try to derail a train by planting a bomb on the railway line near County Kildare, Ireland; a civilian who tries to stop them is stabbed-to-death (his actions delay the explosion to let the train pass safely)

Famous Birthdays

  • Andreas Klöden, German professional road cyclist
  • Laila Rouass, Moroccan-Indian actress
1975 Highlights

About June 22, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 1 month and 15 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: I'm Not In Love - 10cc