Sunday 31 August 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Raleigh Roundtree and Sara Ramirez.
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 Destruction Derby or Pursuit.
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Which were the important events of 31 August 1975 ?
- Trinidad and Tobago - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1962)
- Kyrgyzstan - Independence Day (from USSR, 1991)
- Malaysia - Hari Merdeka, a National Day (independence within the Commonwealth, 1957)
- Moldova: Day of Our Language (Limba Noastra)
- Calendar of Saints - Saint Aidan of Lindisfarne, San Abbondio, Saint Raymond Nonnatus
- Raleigh Roundtree: Tackle (San Diego Chargers).
- Sara Ramirez: American actress.
- Craig Cumming: New Zealand cricketer and sportscaster.
- John Grahame: American ice hockey player and coach.
- Daniel Harding: English conductor.
- Takahiro Suwa: Japanese professional wrestler
- Pierre Blaise: French film actor, best known for the role of Lucien Lacombe in Louis Malle's 1974 film Lacombe, Lucien.
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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