Thursday 7 August 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alshermond Singleton and Jimmy van Fessem.
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.
On TV people were watching Almost Anything Goes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 7 August 1975 ?
- Alshermond Singleton: Linebacker (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Jimmy van Fessem: Soccer player (Willem II).
- Gaahl (Kristian Eivind Espedal): Norwegian musician.
- Vanessa Stacey: New Zealand actress.
- Megan Gale: Australian model, brand ambassador, fashion designer and actress.
- David Hicks: Australian Taliban member who took the name of Mohammed Dawood and was captured around 12/09/2001 by Northern Alliance fighters. On the morning of 12/17/2001, he was turned over to a U.S. military ship. The government said David Hicks, 26, trained with Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida network and had been fighting with the Taliban against U.S.-led forces, which include Australian troops.
- Edgar Renteria: Columbian-American baseball player: shortstop, Marlins
- Charlize Theron: South African and American actress, producer, and fashion model. She starred in early films in the late 1990s, such as The Devil's Advocate (1997), Mighty Joe Young (1998) and The Cider House Rules (1999). Theron received critical acclaim for her portrayal of serial killer Aileen Wuornos in Monster (2003), for which she won the Academy Award, Silver Bear, Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actress among several other accolades, becoming the first South African to win an Ac
- Karen Clifford: Family Member
- Koray Candemir: Turkish singer-songwriter producer and actor (Kargo)
- Gerard Denton: Australian cricketer
- Gaahl : Norwegian singer-songwriter (God Seed Gaahlskagg Wardruna and Trelldom)
- Ray Hill: American football player (d. 2015)
- Rebecca Kleefisch: American journalist and politician 44th Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin
- Hans Matheson: Scottish actor
- Edgar Rentería: Colombian baseball player
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Mike Post - The Rockford Files
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