Thursday 2 October 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michel Trudeau .
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie.
In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Sweet Movie, directed by Dusan Makavejev, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Grandizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Panther.
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- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Guinea - Independence Day (from France, 1958)
- French Republican Calendar - Pomme de terre (Potato) Day, eleventh day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- India - Gandhi Jayanti (birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, 1869)
- Michel Trudeau: Canadian political family; the third and youngest child of Margaret and Pierre Trudeau.
- A blast at an explosives factory kills 6 in Beloeil, Quebec.
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