Tuesday 12 August 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Anders Myrvold and Paul Gaudoin.
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 Doctor Pong or pedit5.
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Which were the important events of 12 August 1975 ?
- Anders Myrvold: Lorenskog, Norway -- NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche).
- Paul Gaudoin: Australian field hockey halfback (1996 Olympics).
- Raegan Scott: WNBA forward / center (Utah Starzz).
- Regan Upshaw: Defensive end (Tampa Bay Buccaneers).
- Robyn Hancock: Grand Rapids, Ohio -- Miss America - Ohio (1997).
- Casey Affleck: American actor with credits in Hollywood feature films. In "Good Will Hunting," he played one of the four boys who were buddies along with his brother Ben. The film won the Oscar on 3/23/1998 for Best Original Screenplay.
- Jason Coffee: Vine Star
- Dean Brody: Country Singer
- Burcu Güneş: Turkish singer-songwriter
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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'
- 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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