Wednesday 8 October 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka.
In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Lisztomania, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- French Republican Calendar - Citrouille (Pumpkin) Day, seventeenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Also see October 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Bolivia - reportedly, Che Guevara is honoured on this day at which he was captured in La Higuera, as San Ernesto, answering prayers for rain.
- Wales and Cornwall - Saint Keyne
- RC Saints - Saint Susan of Blois
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- Alberto Hemsi: Composer, dies at 78.
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