Thursday 18 December 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Barry in Toronto and Ken Lambert.
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 dnd or pedit5.
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Which were the important events of 18 December 1975 ?
- Roman festivals - Feast of Epona (during Saturnalia)
- R.C. Saints - Gatianus of Tours
- Also see December 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Niger - Republic Day (autonomous in 1958)
- Greek Orthodox Church ? Feast of Sebastian the Martyr
- Michael Barry in Toronto: Ontario, Canada; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
- Ken Lambert: American IT professional.
- Sia : Pop Singer.
- Randy Houser: Country Singer.
- Trish Stratus: Canadian professional wrestler.
- Sia Furler: Australian singer-songwriter (Zero 7)
- David O'Doherty: Irish comedian actor and singer
- Masaki Sumitani: Japanese wrestler and comedian
- Vincent van der Voort: Dutch darts player
- Theodosius Dobzhansky: Ukrainian-born American geneticist and biologist (d. 1975).
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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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