Saturday 26 April 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?
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Which were the important events of 26 April 1975 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Nerina Pallot: English singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Rahul Verma: Indian social worker and activist; founded the Uday Foundation.
- Nathan ''Joey'' Jordison: American musician (Slipknot).
- Trudi Ferguson: Miss Universe - Jamaica (1996).
- India Summer: Model.
- Penguins 0-Isles 1 - Quarterfinals - Isles win series 4-3
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Hot Chocolate - Emma
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CD and DVD Birthday Cards
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Retro and Vintage gifts
Have a look at retro and vintage objects from 26 April 1975 and get them!
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?