Tuesday 17 June 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Frederick Koehler in Queens and Petra Vaarakallio.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Jaws, directed by Steven Spielberg, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 June 1975 ?
- St. Albert Chmielowski.
- National holiday of West Germany until 1990, see Workers' Uprising of 1953 in East Germany.
- Iceland's national day, celebrating independence from Denmark in 1944.
- Frederick Koehler in Queens: New York; actor (Chip - Kate and Allie).
- Petra Vaarakallio: Ice hockey center (Finland, Olympics - 1998).
- Jennifer Irwin: Canadian actress.
- Chloe Jones: Model and pornographic actress (Born 1975).
- Joshua Leonard: American actor director and screenwriter.
- Voters in Northern Mariana Island approve commonwealth status with US.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- AWB - Cut The Cake
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