Sunday 27 April 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michael Booker and Kenny Harris.
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 The Girls of Slender Means.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Hi-way.
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Which were the important events of 27 April 1975 ?
- Saint Liberalis
- Saint Mariana
- Saint Floribert
- Rochester, NY: Al Franken Day.
- Catalonia: Montserrat's Day (see Montserrat).
- South Africa: Freedom day.
- Slovenia: Day of Uprising Against Occupation.
- Saint Zita Lombardo
- Michael Booker: cornerback (Atlanta Falcons).
- Kenny Harris: safety (Arizona Cardinals).
- Beatrice Palazzi Rossi: Italian roller-skating world champion for dancing on skates.
- Rabih Abdullah: American pro football player.
- Chris Carpenter: American baseball player and manager.
- Nicholas Soussanin: Actor (Last Command), dies at 86.
- Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Charity Golf Classic.
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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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