Wednesday 17 December 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Napiera Danielle Groves and Nick Farrell in East York.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Spannagl & Sohn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Panther.
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1975 ?
- Napiera Danielle Groves: Miss USA - Washington DC (1997, Miss Congeniality).
- Nick Farrell in East York: Ontario, Canada; boxer (Olympics-1996).
- Nick Dinsmore (Eugene): American professional wrestler.
- Milla Jovovich: Ukrainian model and actress with prestigious modeling contracts, she was married twice, the second time to French director Luc Besson on December 14, 1997.
- Gia Ventola: American designer, 24-years-old when she stole the show at a runway fashion exhibit for the Girls Rule! spring 2001 show.
- Mayuko Aoki: Japanese voice actress and singer
- Nick Dinsmore: American wrestler and trainer
- Susanthika Jayasinghe: Sri Lankan sprinter
- Bree Sharp: American singer-songwriter and guitarist
- John Paul Stevens appointed to Supreme Court
- Lynette Fromme is sentenced to life for attempt on US President Gerald Ford's life.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again
- Silver Convention - Fly, Robin, Fly
- Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- Jigsaw - Sky High
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Sweet - Fox On The Run
- Bee Gees - Nights On Broadway
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