Thursday, October 16, 2008

Born in 1975




In 1975 (the year you were born)



Gerald Ford is president of the US



Evacuation of US civilians from Saigon as Communist forces complete takeover of South Vietnam



FBI agents capture Patty Hearst, who is indicted and convicted of bank robbery



Teamster Jimmy Hoffa disappears without a trace



Marines rescue the crew of the American ship the Mayaguez near Vietnam



First Lady Betty Ford says in an interview that she thinks her children have tried marijuana



Natalie Imbruglia, Drew Barrymore, David Beckham, Enrique Iglesias, Angelina Jolie, and Tiger Woods are born



Cincinnati Reds win the World Series



Pittsburgh Steelers win Superbowl IX



Philadelphia Flyers win the Stanley Cup



Production begins on Star Wars



Jaws and The Rocky Horror Picture Show are the top grossing films



Soul Train premieres on television in the United States



"The Way We Were" (performed by Barbara Streisand) wins the Grammy for best song



Saturday Night Live and Wheel of Fortune premiere

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