What Happened on October 29, 1975

Historical Events

Event of Interest

'Yorkshire Ripper' Peter Sutcliffe kills his first victim, Wilma McCann

  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Kelly Lin, Chinese actress (Reign of Assassins), born in China
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • John Scott Trotter, American orchestra leader (George Gobel Show), dies at 67

About October 29, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Island Girl - Elton John
  • UK #1 Song: I Only Have Eyes For You - Art Garfunkel