Saturday 12 April 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sofie Rahman and Marcie Alberts.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
Capone, directed by Steve Carver, 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 Survivors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 April 1975 ?
- Saint Julius I
- Saint Zeno of Verona
- Saint Erkembode
- Saint Damian
- Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia begins.
- Sofie Rahman: Miss Universe - Hong Kong (1996).
- Marcie Alberts: WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers).
- Cindy Bouque: Belgian rifle shooting champion, placed 25th in the Atlanta Olympics for shooting 10 meters with a carbine rifle.
- Laurent Wauquiez: French politician who was the Secretary of State for European Affairs under the Foreign and European Affairs Minister, Alain Juppé.
- Josephine Baker: American-French sophisticated singer and entertainer, described by Ernest Hemingway as the most sensational woman anybody ever saw or ever will.
- Linda Ronstadt releases When Will I Be Loved
- JosTphine Baker, US/French revue artist (Folies-BergFre), dies at age 68.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- B.T. Express - Express
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Rufus - Once You Get Started
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