Wednesday 30 July 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tifini Hale in Palm Springs and Charles Jaynes.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to One Of These Nights by Eagles.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits.
Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, 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 Almost Anything Goes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 July 1975 ?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Tifini Hale in Palm Springs: California; rocker (Party-Rodeo, That's Why).
- Charles Jaynes: American pedophile who, with his pal Salvatore Sicari, kidnapped Jeffrey Curley on 10/01/1997, approximately 3:30 PM, Cambridge, MA.
- Graham Nicholls: English author and activist.
- Cherie Priest: American author and blogger.
- Kate Starbird: American basketball player and computer scientist.
- Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit, Illinois.
- Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
- The Troubles: three members of a popular cabaret band and two gunmen are killed during a botched paramilitary attack in Northern Ireland (see Miami Showband killings).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
- Tony Camillo's Bazuka - Dynomite-Part I
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