1975 Newspapers

The 1970s was a decade of dissent. Wondering what happened in 1975 that was worthy of being in the news? Our collection of historic newspapers is the most extensive in the world, featuring over 4 million originals from some of the renowned news outlets in America.

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1975 Newspapers

1975 Newspaper Headlines

Original 1975 newspaper articles are a great way to remember this year as it happened, through the eyes and words of those who were there at the time. Read about memorable 1975 headlines in an authentic 1975 newspaper from long-lasting newspaper establishments such as The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. 1975 brought the world to the ¾ century mark, and Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates. Read about these events and many more in an authentic newspaper from 1975.

January 1, 1975
John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman and John Ehrlichman are found guilty of the Watergate cover-up.

January 6, 1975
Wheel of Fortune
premieres on NBC.

January 8, 1975
Ella Grasso becomes Governor of Connecticut, making her the first woman U.S. governor not to succeed her husband.

January 12, 1975
Super Bowl IX takes place, with the Pittsburgh Steelers defeating the Minnesota Vikings 16-6 at Tulane Stadium, New Orleans.

February 13, 1975
A fire breaks out in the World Trade Center.

February 22, 1975
Actress Drew Barrymore is born.

March 4, 1975
Charlie Chaplin is knighted by the Queen of England.

March 10, 1975
The Rocky Horror Show
opens on Broadway, with 4 performances.

April 4, 1975
Bill Gates founded Microsoft in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

April 30, 1975
The 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.

May 16, 1975
Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

June 4, 1975
Actress and director Angelina Jolie is born.

June 20, 1975
Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Peter Benchley’s bestselling book Jaws is released by Universal Pictures, showing in 409 cinemas across the United States. The film brings in $123.1 million by the end of its initial run, and, as a result, is considered to be the first ever modern blockbuster.

August 25, 1975
Bruce Springsteen’s album Born to Run is released.

September 22, 1975
President Gerald Ford survives a second assassination attempt, this time by Sara Jane Moore in San Francisco.

October 1, 1975
Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in the “Thrilla in Manila” boxing match in the Philippines.

October 11, 1975
NBC airs the first episode of Saturday Night Live. 

November 20, 1975
Spanish dictator Francisco Franco dies in Madrid.

November 20, 1975
Former California Governor Ronald Reagan enters the race for Republican presidential nomination, challenging President Gerald Ford.

November 29, 1975
Graham Hill, English Formula One racing driver (b. 1929) dies when he crashes his aeroplane in foggy conditions.

December 30, 1975
Golfer Tiger Woods is born.

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Rated 4.2 out of 5

based on 56 reviews

KRISTINE MARKLE May 17 2022

Amazing to have a certified original newspaper from the date you want!!!!

Laura McFadden May 3 2022

I purchased this for my fathers 80th birthday and it was an authentic Wall Street journal from the day in 1942. The paper was in good condition and he loved it. It arrived timely and I would highly recommend their product.

Melissa R May 2 2022

Its authentic and amazing to look back on news and events that happened back them. Plus newspapers are so rare makes me want to go out and some some to pass on to my children.

Maureen Brown April 29 2022

Perfect. !

Donna Ramey April 26 2022

The perfect gift for a 90th birthday. Our friend was delighted to receive the paper from the New York Times dated on her date of birth especially since she is from NYC.

Linda Malosky April 18 2022

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Jennifer Erickson February 28 2022

This was a gift for a milestone birthday. Shipping was fast and quality is great! The gift receiver loved it! So fun to look at what was happening 70 years ago with an original newspaper! Fun gift!!

customer February 23 2022

Great service and presentation- so glad I found a paper from my Dad’s birthday

Lindsey White February 19 2022

Absolutely spectacular.

Not happy February 13 2022

Never arrived. No response from customer service. Very disapponted

  • Historic Newspapers Team February 15 2022

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