Thursday 30 October 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of October people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John.
In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 30 October 1975 ?
- St. Macarius
- Also see October 30 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- St. Zenobius & Zenobia
- St. Theonestus
- St. Talacrian
- St. Serapion
- USA - Mischief Night in some areas (known as Devil's Night in Detroit)
- St. Saturninus
- St. Marcel
- Bl. John Slade
- St. Herbert
- St. Dorothy of Montau
- St. Artemas
- St. Arilda
- St. Alfonso Rodrfguez
- Calendar of Saints - October 30th is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: Bl. Angelus of Acri
- St. Maximus
- Joanne Malar: Hamilton, Ontario -- Swimmer (1992, 96 Olympics - 11th Place).
- Stephanie Camp: Rapid City, South Dakota -- Miss America - SD (1997).
- Xhavit Bajrami: Albanian-Swiss kick-boxer.
- Ian D'Sa: English-Canadian singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Billy Talent).
- Marco Scutaro: Venezuelan baseball player.
- Maria Thayer: American actress
- Gustav Ludwig Hertz: German physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (Born 1887).
- Giants pitcher John the Count of Montefusco wins NL Rookie of Year
- New York Daily News runs headline "Ford to City: Drop Dead".
- Juan Carlos assumes power in Spain.
- John Bucyk, Boston Bruins, becomes 7th NHL player to score 500 goals.
- Prince Juan Carlos becomes Spain's acting head of state, taking over for the country's ailing dictator, Gen. Francisco Franco.
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