Wednesday 20 August 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Marcus Mastin and Jose Tomas.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' In Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits.
The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Didn't Know You Cared.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1975 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Marcus Mastin: American author.
- Jose Tomas: Spain's star bullfighter.
- Marcin Adamski: Polish footballer and manager.
- Marko Martin: Estonian pianist and educator.
- Shaun Newton: English footballer.
- Mac Tonnies: American author and blogger (d. 2009)
- Elijah Williams: American football player and coach
- Il-62 crashes south of Damascus, Syria, killing 126
- Viking 1 launched to orbit around Mars, soft landing
- Viking Program: NASA launches the Viking 1 planetary probe toward Mars.
- American Viking 1 launched toward orbit around Mars.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Janis Ian - At Seventeen
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
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