Thursday 13 March 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Landon Wilson and Alejandro Avila.
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 Gun Fight or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 13 March 1975 ?
- Landon Wilson: in Saint Louis; NHL right wing (Colorado Avalanche).
- Alejandro Avila: American homicide, a 27-year old factory worker from Lake Elsinore, in Southern CA.
- Chris Ashworth: American actor producer and screenwriter.
- Glenn Lewis: Canadian singer-songwriter.
- Jean Del Val: Actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces), dies at 83.
- Ali Sastroamidjojo: Indonesian attorney/minister/premier, dies at age 71.
- Ruth Schaumann: German author/painter/sculptor, dies at age 75.
- Ivo Andric: Writer of novels and short stories in the Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian language, who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1961.
- Vietnam War: South Vietnam President Nguyen van Thieu orders the Central Highlands evacuated. This turns into a mass exodus involving troops and civilians (the ''Convoy of Tears'').
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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