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Headlines From 1975 Events UK

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. A 1975 Newspaper offers the ultimate insight into 1975 news as it offers a true window into how the world once was, reported first hand from those living at that time. Birthday Newspapers offer 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.

Headlines From 1975 Events

Not only will your newspaper be a fantastic way to discover 1975 history but it will also be a treasured gift of high sentimental value. This is made even more special with the certificate of authenticity included with every 1975 newspaper, at no extra charge. This can be personalised with not only the recipients name and the occasion but also a personal message. Add the perfect finishing touch to this special gift with one of our many stunning presentation options, ranging from commemorative keepsake folders to beautifully crafted gift boxes.

These look great but will also help to store your 1975 newspaper so that it can be referred to and enjoyed for many years to come. Not just by the person receiving it but by future generations that will enjoy sharing trips down memory lane as the 1975 pictures, headlines and news reports bring back fond memories from the past.

Newspaper 1975 Article Coverage

Please see below for a breakdown of important events that happened in 1975 which are likely to be covered in your newspaper dependent on the date selected. If you're looking for specific 1975 news headlines then please feel free to contact our archivist team who are experts when it comes to researching old newspapers from this significant period of historical interest.

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

Shown as an example of papers printed at this time (click to enlarge).