Wednesday 26 February 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Cindy Werley and Mike Wilson.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by Eagles.
In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits.
A Boy and His Dog, directed by L.Q. Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Doctor Pong.
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Which were the important events of 26 February 1975 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
- Blessed Edigna
- Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
- Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
- Saint Victor
- Saint Alexander of Alexandria
- Saint Nestor (died 251)
- Liberation Day in Kuwait (1991).
- Nation of Islam - Savior's Day - commemoration of the birthdate of Wallace Fard Muhammad, believed to be Allah in human form, the saviour of the black race.
- Cindy Werley: Allentown, Pennsylvania -- Field hockey forward / midfielder (1996 Olympics).
- Mike Wilson: Brampton, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres).
- Night... Made America Famous opens at Barrymore NYC for 75 performances
- 1st televised kidney transplant (Today Show)
- A fleeing Provisional Irish Republican Army member shoots and kills off-duty London police officer Stephen Tibble, 22, as he gives chase.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of February 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - Best Of My Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
- Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
- America - Lonely People
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- Carole King - Nightingale
- Styx - Lady
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