Sunday 12 October 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Von Der Ahe and Marion Jones.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka.
In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Indy 800.
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Which were the important events of 12 October 1975 ?
- El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
- French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
- Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
- Malawi - Mother's Day
- Equatorial Guinea - Independence Day (from Spain, 1968)
- Also see October 12 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Our Lady of the Pillar (Zaragoza, Spain); Saint Wilfrid
- St. Fiace
- Roman festivals - Fortuna Redux, last day of the Ludi Augustales
- St. Domnina
- St. Seraphinus
- St. Amicus
- St. Edistius
- Bl. Camillus Constanzi
- St. Edwin
- St. Wilfrid
- St. Felix and Cyprian
- St. Heribert
- St. Maximilian of Lorch
- Scott Von Der Ahe: Linebacker (Indianapolis Colts).
- Marion Jones: American Olympian athlete, she was the first woman to win five medals in a single Olympics.
- Ahmad : American rapper (4th Avenue Jones).
- Susana Félix: Portuguese singer-songwriter producer and actress.
- NASA launches space vehicle S-195.
- Archbishop Oliver Plunkett becomes first Irish-born saint in seven centuries.
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