Sunday 10 August 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lise Mackie and Ilhan Mans?z.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics 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 The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey 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 Hi-way.
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Which were the important events of 10 August 1975 ?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
- St. Deusdedit
- Ancient Latvia - Labrenca Diena held
- St. Blaan
- Lise Mackie: Te Kuiti, New Zealand -- Australian swimmer (1996 Olympics).
- Ilhan Mans?z: Turkish footballer.
- Jérôme Dutitre: French football (soccer) player.
- İlhan Mansız: Turkish footballer and figure skater.
- 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron
- David Frost purchases exclusive rights to interview US President Richard Nixon.
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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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