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Some important world events that occurred in 1975 were that South Vietnam was captured by communists and Francisco Franco died. Another event that occurred in 1975 was that Pol Pot took over the country of Cambodia.

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* Pol Pot and Khmer Rouge take over Cambodia (April). * The city of Saigon is surrendered and remaining Americans are evacuated, ending the Vietnam War (April 30). * American merchant ship Mayaguez, seized by Cambodian forces, is rescued in operation by US Navy and Marines, 38 of whom are killed (May 15). * Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft take off for US-Soviet link-up in space (July 15). * Tina Turners song "ACID QUEEN" was made

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