Friday August 01, 1975
US date format: 8/1/1975, UK date format: 1/8/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Famous people born on this day include Antonella Mosetti and Ryoko Yonekura.
In that special week of August 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.
Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 01, 1975?
- Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
- Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
- St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
- Angola - Armed Forces Day
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- 38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
- 41st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)
- In Oroville, California, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurs.
- Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights is signed by 35 nations.
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- Howard Joslin: Actor (Quebec, Detective Story), dies at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 01, 1975?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- MFSB - Sexy
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 01If August 01, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?