Sunday 16 November 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Julio Lugo and Yuki Uchida.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John.
In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, directed by Milos Forman, 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 Sneak Previews.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 16 November 1975 ?
- USA - admission of Oklahoma, 46th state, 1907
- R.C. Saints - Saint Margaret of Scotland ; Gertrude the Great
- Also see November 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- International Day for Tolerance
- Iceland - Dagur fslenskrar tungu (Icelandic Language Day)
- Thailand - Loy Krathong festival (2005)
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- Ernst van Raalte: Lawyer / Minister / President, dies at 83.
- Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Jacksonville Ladies Golf Open
- Beginning of the Third Cod War between UK and Iceland, which lasts until June 1976.
- Former California Governor Ronald Reagan enters the race for the Republican presidential nomination, challenging incumbent President Gerald Ford.
- Spanish dictator Francisco Franco dies in Madrid, effectively marking the end of the dictatorship established following the Spanish Civil War and the beginning of Spain's transition to democracy.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Island Girl
- Eagles - Lyin' Eyes
- The Four Seasons - Who Loves You
- Jefferson Starship - Miracles
- Linda Ronstadt - Heat Wave
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
- Morris Albert - Feelings
- Captain and Tennille - The Way I Want To Touch You
- War - Low Rider
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