Monday 17 November 1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lord Infamous and Kinga Baranowska.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
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 Destruction Derby or Shark Jaws.
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Which were the important events of 17 November 1975 ?
- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Lord Infamous: Rapper.
- Kinga Baranowska: Polish mountaineer.
- Roland de Marigny: South African-born Italian rugby player.
- Infamous: American rapper (Three 6 Mafia) (d. 2013).
- Jerome James: American basketball player.
- Kay Johnson: Actress (Real Glory, Of Human Bondage), dies at 70.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- Silver Convention - Fly, Robin, Fly
- The Four Seasons - Who Loves You
- Elton John - Island Girl
- Captain and Tennille - The Way I Want To Touch You
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
- Morris Albert - Feelings
- War - Low Rider
- Jigsaw - Sky High
- The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again
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