Sunday 8 June 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Buckley and Shilpa Shetty.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Thank God I'm A Country Boy by John Denver.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Night Moves, directed by Arthur Penn, 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 Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 June 1975 ?
- Saint Sabinianus, abbot, confessor [GTZ: Puy]
- World Ocean Day.
- Saint Audomar, bishop of ThTrouanne, confessor (Translation day)
- Saint Elphege, bishop, martyr (Translation day)
- Saint Marius, hermit [GTZ: Clermont]
- Trojecia, virgin (at Rodez)
- Roman Empire - second day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
- Blessed Chlodulph, bishop of Metz
- Blessed Gildard, bishop of Rouen, confessor
- Blessed Maximinus, bishop of Aix en Provence
- Blessed William, bishop of York, confessor
- Blessed Syra of Ireland, virgin
- Syria, virgin (at Troyes)
- saint Medard, bishop of Noyon, confessor [common]
- Michael Buckley: YouTube Star.
- Shilpa Shetty: Indian actress.
- Bryan McCabe: St. Catharines, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (NY Islanders).
- William F Jenkins: Author (Time Tunnel, Land of Giants), dies at 78.
- 2 passenger trains collided near Munich Germany killing 35
- Joanne Carner wins LPGA Girl Talk Golf Classic
- USSR launches Venera 9 for Venus landing.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- Ace - How Long
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
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