Thursday 28 August 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Douglas Faneuil and Jamie Cureton.
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 Chto? Gde? Kogda?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 28 August 1975 ?
- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Douglas Faneuil: American stockbroker and key witness in the trial of Martha Stewart.
- Jamie Cureton: English footballer.
- Gareth Farrelly: Irish footballer and manager.
- Yūko Gotō: Japanese voice actress.
- Vera Jordanova: Finnish model and actress.
- Hamish McLachlan: Australian television personality
- Fritz Wotruba: Austrian sculptor designed the Wotruba Church (d. 1975).
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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