What Happened on October 31, 1975

Historical Events

Music History

Irish singer-songwriter Bob Geldof's first appearance with The Boomtown Rats

Famous Birthdays

  • Carla Boyd, Australian basketball player (Olympic bronze 1996), born in Wynyard, Tasmania
  • Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer, born in Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Jagan Hames, Australian decathlete (Olympics 1996), born in McLaren Vale, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph Calleia, Maltese-American stage, screen, and radio actor (The Book; Gilda; Touch of Evil), dies at 78
  • SD Burman, Indian singer and film music composer (Zindagi Zindagi), dies at 69
1975 Highlights

About October 31, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 2 months and 30 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