What Happened on June 8, 1975

Historical Events

  • 2 passenger trains collided near Munich, Germany killing 35
  • USSR launches Venera 9 for Venus landing

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan McCabe, Canadian NHL defenceman (NY Islanders), born in St Catherines, Ontario
  • Levente Gyöngyösi Hungarian contemporary classical composer ("Birth" Symphony), born in Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Shilpa Shetty, Indian actress and producer (Phir Milenge), born in Mangalore, India
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Leinster [William Fitzgerald Jenkins], American science-fiction author (Time Tunnel; Land of the Giants), dies at 78
  • William F Jenkins, author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants), dies at 78

About June 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Sister Golden Hair - America
  • UK #1 Song: Whispering Grass - Windsor Davies & Don Estelle