Saturday 5 April 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nikki Dryden in Calgary and Anthony Zboralski.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shang-a-Lang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Destruction Derby.
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1975 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Nikki Dryden in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; 800 metre swimmer (Olympics-6th-1992, 1996).
- Anthony Zboralski: French hacker, who broke into the communications system of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1994, compromising the system for his own use.
- Juicy J: Rapper.
- Sarah Baldock: English organist and conductor.
- John Hartson: Welsh footballer and coach.
- Caitlin Moran: English journalist author and critic
- Shammond Williams: American basketball player and coach
- Letter for Queen Victoria closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
- Soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- B.T. Express - Express
- Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
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