Thursday 24 April 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Stewart and Justin Boocock in Launceston.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas.
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 Anti-Aircraft or dnd.
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Which were the important events of 24 April 1975 ?
- Saint Alexander (died 178)
- Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
- Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
- Newman's Day.
- 24-Hour Comics Day.
- Saint Maria-Euphrasia Pelletier (d.1868)
- Saint Honorius
- Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen
- Saint Egbert of Northumbria
- Saint Deodatus
- Michael Stewart: NBA center (Sacramento Kings).
- Justin Boocock in Launceston: Australia; canoeist (Olympics-1996).
- Sam Doumit: American actress.
- Thad Luckinbill: American actor and producer.
- Pete Ham: Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist (Badfinger) (d. 1975).
- Penguins 1-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - series tied at 3-3
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Hot Chocolate - Emma
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
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