Monday 11 August 1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Chris Kelly [Mack Daddy] and Natasha Bell.
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 Gun Fight or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 August 1975 ?
- Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
- Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
- Taiwan - Valentine's Day
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
- St. Chromatius
- St. Equitius
- St. Gery/Gaugericus
- St. Susanna
- Chris Kelly [Mack Daddy]: Teaneck, New Jersey -- Rapper (Kris Kross-Warm it Up).
- Natasha Bell: Miss Michigan USA (1996).
- Roger Smith: Voice Actor.
- Chris Cummings: Canadian singer-songwriter.
- Kishou Taniyama: Japanese voice actor and singer (Granrodeo).
- Davey von Bohlen: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Cap'n Jazz The Promise Ring Maritime and Vermont)
- US vetoes proposed admission of North and South Vietnam to United Nations.
- East Timor: Governor Mario Lemos Pires of Portuguese Timor abandons the capital Dili, following a coup by the Timorese Democratic Union (UDT) and the outbreak of civil war between UDT and Fretilin.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Mike Post - The Rockford Files
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