Wednesday 1 October 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eric Morel and Zoltan Sebescen.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie.
In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Hard Times, directed by Walter Hill, 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 Grandizer.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Steeplechase.
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- Singapore - Children's Day
- Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- World Vegetarian Day
- French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
- San Marino - two Captains Regent, elected by parliament, take office for six months.
- Nigeria - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- People's Republic of China - National Day (1949)
- RC Church - Feast days of Saint ThTrFse de Lisieux; formerly of Saint Bavo and Saint Remigius
- Republic of Cyprus - Independence Day (from Britain, 1960)
- Eric Morel: Puerto Rico -- US flyweight boxer (1996 Olympics).
- Zoltan Sebescen: German footballer.
- Kim Suna: Korean actress.
- Didem Erol: Australian-American model and actress.
- Chulpan Khamatova: Russian actress.
- Al Jackson: Jr.
- Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Joe Frazier in Manilla
- Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
- Britain grants internal self-government to Seychelles.
- Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands, take name "Tuvalu".
- Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines.
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