Historical Events on August 15, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bangladesh military coup under Khondakar Moustaque Ahmed

Film release premierFilm Release

Indian action-adventure film "Sholay" directed by Ramesh Sippy, starring Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan is released, highest-grossing Indian film ever

  • Joanne Little acquitted of murder charges
  • Miki Takeo makes the first official pilgrimage to Yasukuni Shrine by an incumbent prime minister on the anniversary of the end of World War II.