Wednesday 12 March 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Todd Rock and Herman Li.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to Black Water by The Doobie Brothers.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
Tommy, directed by Ken Russell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Destruction Derby.
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Which were the important events of 12 March 1975 ?
- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- Todd Rock: American state legislator.
- Herman Li: Cantonese guitarist.
- Kelle Bryan: English singer.
- Victoria Cabello: Italian television presenter, born to an Italian father and an English mother; she grew up in Valsolda, a small town in the province of Como, just a few kilometers from Switzerland.
- Jennifer Kane: American accountant who worked at March and McLennan on the 100th floor of the World Trade Center in New York City.
- Valérie Nicolas: French handball goalkeeper and former player of the French national team. She became World Champion in 2003 with the French team, and was also voted Most Valuable Player and Best Goalkeeper. She was voted into the All-Star Team in the 2007 World Championship. Among her other triumphs are a silver medal from the World Championships, two bronze medals from the European Championships, victories at the Champions League, the EHF Cup, the Cup Winners' Cup, and both French and Danish national champions
- Kéllé Bryan: English singer-songwriter and actress (Eternal)
- Egidijus Juška: Lithuanian footballer
- Annabel Port: English radio presenter
- Vietcong conquer Ban me Thuot, South Vietnam.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Styx - Lady
- America - Lonely People
- B.T. Express - Express
- Electric Light Orchestra - Can't Get It Out Of My Head
- Sugarloaf - Don't Call Us, We'll Call You
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