What Happened on October 30, 1975

Historical Events

  • Giants pitcher John "the Count of" Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
  • John Bucyk, Boston, became 7th NHLer to score 500 goals
  • King Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain
  • NY Daily News runs headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead"
1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Ian D'Sa, British-Canadian guitarist and vocalist (Billy Talent), born in Ealing, London
  • Joanne Malar, Canadian swimmer (Olympics-11-92, 96), born in Hamilton, Ontario
  • Maria Thayer, American actress (Accepted; Strangers With Candy), born in Portland, Oregon
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav Ludwig Hertz, German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1887)

About October 30, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 24 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