Saturday 19 April 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John.
In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits.
Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 April 1975 ?
- Republic Day (Sierra Leone).
- Declaration of Independence Day (Venezuela).
- Easter Sunday 1908, 1981, 1987, 1992. In the Gregorian Calendar Easter Sunday falls on 19 April more often than on any other date.
- Bicycle Day.
- The Roman holiday of Cerealia ends. (Roman Empire)
- Primrose Day (England) ? primroses are placed on the statue of Benjamin Disraeli in Parliament Square, London on the anniversary of his death (1881).
- George of Antioch
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Emma
- Landing of the 33 (Uruguay).
- Patriot's Day (Massachusetts, Maine, and Wisconsin, USA).
- Temoc Suarez: Greenwood, South Carolina -- Soccer forward (1996 Olympics - Gold Medalist).
- Jason Gillespie: Australian cricketer and coach.
- Jussi Jääskeläinen: Finnish footballer.
- Hugh O'Conor: Irish actor.
- Jussi Jaaskelainen: Finnish footballer.
- Nazarena Almada: Miss Argentina-Universe (1997).
- Percy Lavon Julian: American scientist (Born1899).
- India launches 1st satellite with help of the USSR
- India's first satellite Aryabhata is launched.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- No No Song - Ringo Starr
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Hot Chocolate - Emma
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
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Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 19 April 1975 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?