October 22nd, 1975 The Cincinnati Reds defeat the Boston Red Sox in game six in what many consider the greatest World Series game of all time.
June 20th, 1975 Steven Spielberg’s JAWS opens in US theaters to rave reviews.
October 1st, 1975 Muhammad Ali defeats Smokin’ Joe Frazer after 14 rounds in The Thrilla in Manila.
November 26th, 1975 Bill Gates uses the name “Micro-soft” for the first time in a letter to Paul Allen.
October 11th, 1975 George Carlin Hosts the Premiere Episode of Saturday Night Live.
July 31st, 1975 Detroit Teamsters Union President Jimmy Hoffa is reported missing.
March 3rd, 1975 The Rocky Horror Picture Show debuts on Broadway.
November 21st, 1975 Pioneering rock group Queen releases Bohemian Rhapsody.
January 20th, 1975 Michael Ovitz founds the Creative Artists Agency (CAA).
January 12th, 1975 Volkswagon introduces the Rabbit in North America.
March 4th, 1975 Charlie Chaplin is knighted by Queen Elizabeth II.
April 3rd, 1975 Bobby Fisher refuses to play chess against Anatoly Karpov and concedes the match.
April 4th, 1975 Bill Gates founds Microsoft in Albuquerque New Mexico.
April 30th, 1975 The Vietnam War ends with the Fall of Saigon.
April 16th, 1975 Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to summit Mount Everest.
August 1st, 1975 The Helsinki Accords are signed in Finland.
August 20th, 1975 NASA launches the Viking 1 Mars probe.
November 3rd, 1975 The Price is Right becomes an hour long show.
November 20th, 1975 California Governor Ronald Reagan enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
December 5th, 1975 Benoît Mandelbrot coins the term “fractal” for the first time.
December, 1975 Victoria Australia abolishes capital punishment.
1975 The North American population reaches 243,425,000.