Wednesday 27 August 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Bjorn Gelotte and Jonny Moseley.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits.
The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Didn't Know You Cared.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Jet Fighter.
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Which were the important events of 27 August 1975 ?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- Bjorn Gelotte: Swedish guitarplayer, In Flames.
- Jonny Moseley: Puerto Rican skier, Gold in the Freestyle in Nagano.
- Bodie Olmos: American noted family, the son of actor Edward James Olmos and his wife, Kaija.
- Florence Rey: French homicide, the killer of four people after a theft.
- Blake Adams: American golfer.
- Björn Gelotte: Swedish guitarist and songwriter (In Flames and All Ends)
- Mark Rudan: Australian footballer and manager
- Emperor Haile Selassie: Depossed Ethiopian Emperor, strangled at 83.
- 1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)
- Veronica and Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world.
- The Governor of Portuguese Timor abandons its capital, Dili, and flees to Atauro Island, leaving control to a rebel group.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Janis Ian - At Seventeen
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power (Part 1)
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