What Happened on October 17, 1975

Historical Events

  • 1st Space Shuttle main engine test at National Space Tech Labs, Miss
  • UN passes resolution saying "Zionism is a form of racism"

Famous Birthdays

  • Francis Bouillon, American hockey player

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths

  • Vittorio Gui, Italian conductor and composer (Batture d'aspetto), dies at 90
1975 Highlights

About October 17, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Bad Blood - Neil Sedaka
  • UK #1 Song: Hold Me Close - David Essex