Tuesday 1 July 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sean Colson and Sufjan Stevens.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Joey & Dad.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 July 1975 ?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
- Memorial Day in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
- Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day.
- Sean Colson: American basketball player and coach.
- Sufjan Stevens: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Danielson and Marzuki).
- Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
- Ringo Starr and Maureen, divorce
- WEDway People Mover inaugurated
- The Postmaster-General's Department is disaggregated into the Australian Telecommunications Commission (trading as Telecom Australia) and the Australian Postal Commission (trading as Australia Post).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Pilot - Magic
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
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