What Happened on October 18, 1975

Historical Events

Film & TV History

Simon & Garfunkel reunite on "Saturday Night Live", sing "My Little Town"

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Cora, Puerto Rican MLB baseball infielder, 1998-2011 (Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, and 4 other teams), and manager, 2018-19 & 2021- (Boston Red Sox), born in Caguas, Puerto Rico

Famous Weddings

Lionel Richie

American pop singer Lionel Richie (26) weds college sweetheart Brenda Harvey; divorce in 1993

Famous Deaths

  • Al Lettieri, American actor (The Godfather; Pulp; Mr Majestyk; Getaway), dies of a heart attack at 47
1975 Highlights

About October 18, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 3 months and 20 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