Tuesday July 01, 1975
US date format: 7/1/1975, UK date format: 1/7/1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Sufjan Stevens and Sean Colson.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Musical Chairs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 01, 1975?
- Canada Day (formerly Dominion Day) - national holiday of Canada. Moving Day in the province of QuTbec
- 1899 - Indiana Jones's birthday.
- In Bulgaria, there is a tradition called July Morning dating from the hippy period in 1980s and maybe as far back as the 1970s. Young (and not so young) people from all over the country travel (often hitchhike) to the Black Sea coast to meet the first sun rays on the 1st of July. Naturally Uriah Heep's July Morning is the main refrain. Although the tradition is linked to the hippy movement in America, it is still popular in Bulgaria. Strangely, it seems that there is no such tradition in other
- Surinam Keti Koti (Breaking of Chains) Day of Liberty; On July 1, 1863 slavery was abolished.
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- Muhammad Ali beats Joe Bugner in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
- Ringo Starr and Maureen, divorce
- WEDway People Mover inaugurated
- The Postmaster-General's Department is disaggregated into the Australian Telecommunications Commission (trading as Telecom Australia) and the Australian Postal Commission (trading as Australia Post).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 01, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Pilot - Magic
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Slippery When Wet
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- The Impressions - Sooner Or Later
- Michael Jackson - Just A Little Bit Of You
- The Moments - Look At Me (I'm In Love)
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- Syl Johnson - Take Me To The River
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- The Manhattans - Hurt
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 01If July 01, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 23 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 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?