Wednesday 6 August 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits.
The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 6 August 1975 ?
- Jamaica - Independence Day
- Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
- St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
- St. Juatus
- St. Pastor
- Bolivia - Independence Day
- United Arab Emirates - H.H. Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan's Accession Day
- Japan - Toro Nagashi (Hiroshima) - Floating lantern ceremony to honor those killed by the U.S. atomic bomb in Hiroshima.
- St. Xystus/Sixtus
- Renate Gotschl: Austrian alpine skier.
- Jason Crump: English-Australian motorcycle racer.
- Victor Zambrano: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Renate Götschl: Austrian skier.
- Jamie McGonnigal: American voice actor and producer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Mike Post - The Rockford Files
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