On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1975

Historical Events

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  • Dennis Lillee takes 1st one-day 5WI, 5-34 v Pakistan World Cup
  • Sony introduces the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public
  • Sri Lanka's 1st one-day international, v WI Cricket World Cup

Famous Birthdays

  • Allen Iverson, NBA guard (Philadelphia 76ers)

Famous Weddings

  • Academy Award-winning director Ron Howard (21) weds Cheryl Alley (21) at Magnolia Park United Methodist Church in Burbank, California
1975 Highlights

About June 7, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 7 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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