What Happened on October 8, 1975

Historical Events

  • San Antonio Spurs, then members of the ABA, defeat the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, 109-107 in the first basketball game ever played in the Louisiana Superdome

Famous Deaths

  • Alberto Hemsi, Turkish born composer and collector of Sephardic Jews music, dies at 78
1975 Highlights

About October 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 7 months and 29 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