Thursday 9 October 1975
It was Thursday, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Alain Altinoglu: French chef conductor and classical music teacher of Armenian descent.
- Haylie Ecker: Australian violinist (Bond).
- Mark Viduka: Australian soccer striker (Olyroos, Olympics - 1996).
- Sean Lennon: American musician and noted family, the son of rock 'n roll megastar John Lennon and his second wife, Yoko Ono.
- Rale Micic: Serbian musician.
- Joe McFadden: Scottish actor, seen in "The Crow Road" with Valerie Edmond in 1996. McFadden made his TV debut in "Taggart" at the age of 12 and began a TV series that ran for six years, "Take the High Road," starting in 1991.
- Elia Del Grande: Italian homicide; age 22 when he killed his family. Elia was a problem from the time he was in his teens, noted by social services to be difficult and disturbed but judged to not be dangerous. Among his disruptions, he had made an attack on a taxi driver and his dad, Enea, had silenced the case by paying off the cabbie. He was not able to hold a job and his parents were supporting him. They gave him the money to open a business in Santa Domingo but after he had lived there a few months, he spent
- Emperor Hirohito of Japan visits San Francisco, California.
- Soviet dissident Andrei Sakharov wins Nobel Peace Prize.
- A bomb explosion outside the Green Park tube station near Piccadilly in London kills 1 and injures 20.
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