Sunday 20 April 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joey [Joseph Mignogna Jr] Lawrence in Philadelphia and Killer Mike.
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.
Death Race 2000, directed by Paul Bartel, 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 Survivors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Steeplechase.
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Which were the important events of 20 April 1975 ?
- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Joey [Joseph Mignogna Jr] Lawrence in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania; actor (Brotherly Love, Joey - Gimme a Break, Blossom).
- Killer Mike: Rapper.
- Benjamin Butler: American painter.
- 29th Tony Awards: Equus and The Wiz win.
- Penguins 1-Isles 3 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 3-1 lead
- 4th Colgate Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Sandra Palmer.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Hot Chocolate - Emma
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
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