Thursday 24 July 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gloria Pizzichini and Eric Szmanda.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Hustle by Van McCoy.
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 Almost Anything Goes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Utah - Pioneer Day (1847)
- St. Ruffin
- St. Wulfhad
- St. David
- St. Romanus, 2nd bishop of Rochester.
- St. Lewine
- St. Kinga/Cunegundes
- St. Francis Solano
- St. Saint Christina the Astonishing
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 9 saints: St. Lupus
- Ancient Latvia - Jekaupa Diena held
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Leo
- Vanuatu - Children's Day
- Ecuador - Sim=n Bolfvar Day
- Venezuela - the Libertador (Sim=n Bolfvar Day)
- Gloria Pizzichini: Italy -- Tennis star.
- Eric Szmanda: American actor most noted for his portrayal of the young and eager crime investigator, Greg Sanders, on "CSI.
- Christian Keyes: TV Actor.
- Torrie Wilson: American wrestler.
- Tracey Crouch: English politician Minister for Sport and the Olympics.
- Apollo 18 returns to Earth.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Frankie Valli - Swearin' To God
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
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