Sunday 20 July 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Atiq-uz-Zaman and El Zorro.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Listen To What The Man Said by Wings.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits.
Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, 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 Kommissariat IX.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Jet Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 July 1975 ?
- St. Jerome Aemiliani
- St. Rufina
- St. Flavian
- St. Justa
- St. Margaret of Antioch
- St. Sabinus
- St. Joseph of Barsabas
- Brazil - Friendship Day
- St. Ceslas
- Argentina - Dfa del Amigo (Friendship Day)
- Japan - Marine Day (Umi-no-hi, currently it falls on the third Monday in July.)
- Northern Cyprus - Peace and Freedom Day
- Colombia - Independence Day
- Feast day for at least seventeen saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Aurelius
- St. Wulmar/Ulmar
- St. Severa1
- St. Barhadbesciabas
- St. Severa2
- St. Wilgefortis
- International chess day
- Atiq-uz-Zaman: Pakistani cricketer.
- El Zorro: Mexican professional wrestler.
- Ray Allen: American basketball player, a guard for the Vancouver Bucks.
- Judy Greer: American actress.
- Erik Hagen: Norwegian footballer.
- Birgitta Ohlsson: Swedish journalist and politician 5th Swedish Minister for European Union Affairs
- Yusuf Şimşek: Turkish footballer and manager
- India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Pilot - Magic
- Frankie Valli - Swearin' To God
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
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