Tuesday 8 July 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Claire Keim and Régis Laconi.
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 Indy 800 or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 July 1975 ?
- Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
- Feast day of Saint Kilian
- Feast day of Saint Grimbald
- Claire Keim: French singer and actress, born to an architect and to a dentist mother named Keim.
- Régis Laconi: French motorcycle racer who competed in the Superbike World Championship for DFX on a Ducati in 2009.
- Jamal Woolard: Movie Actor.
- Amara : Indonesian actress singer and model.
- Elias Viljanen: Finnish singer and guitarist (Sonata Arctica).
- Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany
- Quake damages over 2,000 temples in Pagan Burma, 20-foot-high seated Buddha of Thandawgya decapitated
- US President Gerald Ford announces he will seek Republican nomination for president.
- The US Mint releases 1776-1976 Bicentennial quarter dollars to circulation.
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
- Pilot - Magic
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Frankie Valli - Swearin' To God
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
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