1975 Newspaper

Commemorate a special occasion with an Original Newspaper gift from 1975

Historic Newspapers have a large archive of original newspapers from the year 1975. Our archive features an impressive range of titles and these old newspapers make a wonderful birthday or anniversary present.

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Original Newspaper Gift from 1975

Recipients love to read what was happening in the world on a date that has a special meaning to them, such as a birthday or anniversary, as it creates a fascinating connection with their past. The Newspaper Gift offers a wonderful trip down memory lane and the personal nature of this present will show that you have put a lot of thought into your gift.

Your newspaper present can be further personalised by adding the recipient’s name and your own greeting on a Certificate of Authenticity, which acts as a guarantee that your newspaper is a genuine original newspaper.

News Headlines from 1975

To whet your appetite for what could be covered in your newspaper gift, here are a selection of the key events that newspapers were reporting on in the year 1975:

Date Event
11th February 1975Margaret Thatcher defeats Edward Heath for the leadership of the Conservative Party.
13th February 1975A fire breaks out in the World Trade Centre.
28th February 1975A major tube crash at Moorgate station kills forty-three people.
4th March 1975Charlie Chaplin is knighted by the Queen.
4th April 1975Bill Gates founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
30th April 1975The Vietnam War ends as Communist forces take Saigon, resulting in mass evacuations of Americans and the South Vietnamese people. As the capital is taken, South Vietnam surrenders unconditionally.
16th May 1975Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
5th June 1975The United Kingdom votes ‘yes’ in a referendum to stay in the European Community.
11th August 1975 British Leyland Motor Corporation comes under British government control.
15th August 1975‘The Birmingham Six’ are wrongfully sentenced to life in prison for the Birmingham pub bombings.
5th September 1975The London Hilton hotel is bombed by the Provisional Irish Republican Army. Two people are killed and sixty-three are injured.
1st October 1975 Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the “Thrilla in Manila” boxing match in the Philippines.
9th October 1975 A bomb explosion outside Green Park tube station, near Piccadilly in London, kills one person and injures a further twenty.
29th October 1975Peter Sutcliffe, also known as the ‘Yorkshire Ripper‘, commits his first murder by killing Wilma McCann.
3rd November 1975The first petroleum pipeline opens from Cruden Bay to Grangemouth in Scotland.
20th November 1975Spanish dictator Francisco Franco dies in Madrid.
25th November 1975The Irish Republican Army is outlawed in the United Kingdom.
29th November 1975 Graham Hill, English Formula One racing driver (b. 1929) dies when he crashes his aeroplane in foggy conditions.
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A Newspaper From 1975

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