Sunday 1 June 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Michal Grosek and James Storm.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender.
In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
The Wicker Man, directed by Robin Hardy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 1 June 1975 ?
- Samoa - Independence Day 1962.
- Roman Empire - Festival in honour of Carna.
- Children's Day in some countries.
- Commemoration of Justin Martyr (Anglican).
- Kenya Madaraka Day 1963.
- Tunisia - Constitution Day / Victory Day 1959.
- The Ascension in Eastern Christianity.
- Nirvana of Buddhists.
- Michal Grosek: Gottwaldov, Czechoslovakia -- NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres).
- James Storm: American professional wrestler.
- Roger Mathews: Reality Star.
- Michal Grošek: Czech-Swiss ice hockey player and coach.
- Kate Magowan: English actress.
- Ēriks Rags: Latvian javelin thrower
- Steve Prefontaine: American extraordinary athlete and track icon of the '70s, the fastest American in history.
- Chicago opens at 46th St. Theater NYC for 947 performances
- 21st LPGA Championship won by Kathy Whitworth
- Cars in the Netherlands must have seatbelts
- California Angels' Nolan Ryan fourth no-hitter beats Baltimore Orioles, 1-0.
- Ron Woods replaces Mick Taylor as Rolling Stones' guitarist.
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Ace - How Long
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
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