Thursday 12 June 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of June people in US were listening to Sister Golden Hair by America.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Night Moves, directed by Arthur Penn, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 12 June 1975 ?
- Blessed Ternan, bishop, confessor [ GTZ: Scotland]
- Blessed John of Sahagun, hermit, confessor
- Roman Empire ? sixth day of the Vestalia in honor of Vesta
- Philippines ? Araw ng Kalayaan (Independence Day) 1898
- Russian Federation ? Russia Day (Independence Day) 1990
- United Kingdom ? Trooping the Colour (Military celebration of the monarch's official birthday held in London on the second Saturday of June)
- Brazil ? Dia dos Namorados (Lover's Day; similar to St. Valentine's)
- World Day Against Child Labor
- Saints Basilides, Quirinus, Nabor and Nazarius (and Celsus), martyrs
- Saint Pharaildis, virgin [GTZ: Artois]
- Blessed Eskill, bishop, martyr [ GTZ: Scandinavia]
- Saint Ursinus, bishop of Bourges, confessor (Translation day) [GTZ: Rouen]
- Saint Leo III died 816
- Saint Odulf of Oirschot died 865
- Blessed Guido (died 1250)
- Saints Nabor and Nazarius, martyrs [GTZ: St. Avold]
- Blessed Onuphrius, monk
- Saint Rufus, bishop, martyr [WTS (Bruges)]
- Saint Cunera [HCC]
- Bryan Alvarez: American wrestler and journalist.
- Michael Muhney: American actor.
- Stephanie Szostak: French-American actress.
- Ryan Tucker: NFL center (St. Louis Rams).
- Scott Ferrier: Australia -- High jumper / decathlete (1996 Olympics).
- Shane Murphy: American seaman, the Chief Officer and second in charge on the ship Maersk Alabama when it was attacked by Somali pirates on April 8, 2009.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
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