1975 – INFORMATION AND EVENTS FROM 1975
Kerry won the All Ireland Senior Football Champions
Kilkenny won the All Ireland Senior Hurling Champions
ALSO, BORN THAT YEAR WERE
Kate Winslet (Actress)
Tiger Woods (Golf Pro)
Drew Barrymore (Actress)
Jamie Oliver (Famous Chef)
INVENTIONS IN 1975 INCLUDED
Push through tab on drink can
IRISH MOVIES INCLUDED
A Moon for the Misbegotten
Philadelphia, Here I Come!
A Quiet Day in Belfast
ALSO THAT YEAR
Spanish Dictator Franco Dies
OPEC agrees to raise crude oil prices by 10%.
The British Conservative Party chooses it’s first women leader, Margaret Thatcher
Oil goes over $13.00 per barrel
The Vietnam War ends as Communist forces take Saigon and South Vietnam surrenders unconditionally
It is five years since the scandal of the Arms Crisis and 1975 sees the end of Charles Haughey’s time in the political wilderness. The former Cabinet minister returns to frontbench politics, becoming Opposition spokesman on Health.
Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen is Christmas Number 1.
SONGS FROM 1975 INCLUDE
The Sweet – Fox On The Run
Queen – Bohemian Rhapsody
The Swarbriggs – That’s What Friends Are For
10cc – I’m Not In Love
Dana – Please Tell Him That I Said Hello
David Essex – Hold Me Close
Fran O’ Toole – Can’t You Understand
KC And The Sunshine Band – That’s The Way (I Like It)
Abba – SOS