On This Day

What Happened on September 20, 1975

Historical Events

Music release#1 in the Charts

David Bowie's "Fame," single goes #1 for 2 weeks

Singer-Songwriter David Bowie
David Bowie
  • Gary Sentman draws a record 176 lb longbow to a maximum 28½" draw

Sport awardRyder Cup

Ryder Cup Golf, Laurel Valley GC: US beats Great Britain & Ireland, 21-11; Arnold Palmer non-playing American captain; Bernard Hunt GB & I skipper

Famous Birthdays

  • Asia Argento, Italian actress (Marie Antoinette), Weinstein accuser, born in Rome, Italy
  • Juan Pablo Montoya, Colombian-American race car driver, born in Bogotá, Colombia

Famous Deaths

  • Saint-John Perse, French diplomat and poet (Nobel 1960), dies at 78
1975 Highlights

About September 20, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Virgo