Thursday 11 December 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of December people in US were listening to Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 December 1975 ?
- USA - Admission day for Indiana (19th state, 1816)
- Burkina Faso - Republic Day (1958, Upper Volta became an autonomous republic in the French Community.)
- Argentina - Tango Day, Buenos Aires
- Also see December 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Roman festivals - One of the four Agonalia, this day in honour of Sol Indiges; also the Septimontium festival
- R.C. Saints - pope Damasus I: optional memorial; also Daniel the Stylite (not universal)
- Tomoka Kurotani: Japanese actress.
- Gerben de Knegt: Dutch cyclist.
- Solenn Poivre d'Arvor: French noted family, the daughter of TV news-journalist Patrick Poivre d'Arvor.
- Lee Wiley: American jazz singer (Born 1908).
- 1st class postage rises from 10 cents to 13 cents
- Great Yankee trade getting Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis and Ken Brett from Pirates for George Doc Medich
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Silver Convention - Fly, Robin, Fly
- The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again
- Jigsaw - Sky High
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Bee Gees - Nights On Broadway
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- Simon and Garfunkel - My Little Town
- Sweet - Fox On The Run
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