What Happened on September 20, 1975

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Music release#1 in the Charts

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

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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 race car driver

Famous Deaths

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