Tuesday 1 April 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Magdalena Maleeva in Sofia and Kristine Quance.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
Supervixens, directed by Russ Meyer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shang-a-Lang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 April 1975 ?
- Saint Waleric
- Saint Hugh of Grenoble
- Orissa - a state in eastern India celebrates "Utkal Divas", its statehood day.
- India - Start of financial year.
- Canada - Beginning of government's fiscal year.
- Japan - The official start of school years in most universities and schools. Also, the official First Day of Work at companies and offices for new university graduates hires, marked by welcoming ceremonies and speeches.
- April 1 is known as April Fool's Day or All Fools' Day in many countries.
- Roman Empire - Veneralia celebrated to honor Venus.
- In San Marino, two Captains Regent, elected by Parliament, take office for six months.
- Last day of the Assyrian New Year Celebration
- Saint Jacoba
- International Day of the Birds.
- In England and Wales, local government reorganisations traditionally happen on April 1.
- Brielle celebrates victory of 1572 over Spaniards.
- Pigasus Award announcement.
- Magdalena Maleeva in Sofia: Bulgaria; tennis star (1995 Chicago Moscow).
- Kristine Quance: 100 metre breaststroke/200 metre medley (Olympics-1996).
- Cécile Duflot: French politician, Minister of Territorial Equality and Housing in the Ayrault Cabinet.
- Magdalena Maleeva: Bulgarian tennis player: WTA Tour.
- George Bastl: Swiss tennis player.
- John Butler: American-Australian singer-songwriter and producer (The John Butler Trio)
- Pascal Witmeur: Belgian racing driver
- Eugeen Yoors: Flemish draftsman/glass painter, dies at age 95.
- Cambodia President Lon Nol flees for Red Khmer.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- B.T. Express - Express
- Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
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