Saturday 5 July 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Gratton and Christoph Brandner.
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 Crash 'N Score or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 July 1975 ?
- Isle of Man: Tynwald Day (1266).
- Venezuela: Independence Day (1811).
- Algeria: Independence Day (1962).
- Cape Verde: Independence Day (1975).
- Church of the SubGenius: X-Day (1998).
- Armenia: Constitution Day (1995)
- Czech Republic and Slovakia: Arrival of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Great Moravia (around 863).
- Chris Gratton: Brantford, Ontario -- NHL center (Tampa Bay Lightning).
- Christoph Brandner: Hockey forward (Team Austria 1998).
- Todd Macdonald: Charlestown -- NHL goalie (Florida Panthers).
- Hernan Crespo: Argentinian footballer.
- Gunnar H Thomsen: Faroese bassist (Tyr).
- Diplo: American DJ, producer and songwriter
- Hernán Crespo: Argentinian footballer and coach
- Kip Gamblin: Australian dancer and actor
- Ai Sugiyama: Tokyo, Japan -- Tennis star
- Gilda dalla Rizza: Italian soprano (Born 1892).
- 89th Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Arthur Ashe beats J Connors (61 61 57 64)
- Arthur Ashe becomes the first black man to win the Wimbledon singles title.
- Cape Verde gains independence after 500 years of Portuguese rule.
- The Comoros declare their independence from France.
- Ruffian, an American champion thoroughbred racehorse breaks down in a match race against Kentucky Derby winner, Foolish Pleasure. She had to be euthanized the following day.
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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