Saturday 9 August 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mathew James Coad and Mahesh Babu.
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 Anti-Aircraft or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 9 August 1975 ?
- St. Nathy (or David)
- Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
- St. Fedlimid/Felimy
- St. Romanus Ostiarius
- St. Edith Stein
- Singapore: National Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Jean Vianney
- Mathew James Coad: Wellington, New Zealand -- 100m / 200m runner (1996 Olympics).
- Mahesh Babu: Movie Actor.
- Mike Lamb: American baseball player.
- Robbie Middleby: Australian soccer player.
- 1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7
- Dodger Davey Lopes steals record 32nd consecutive base without being caught
- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Colgate European Ladies Golf Open
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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