Sunday February 02, 1975
US date format: 2/2/1975, UK date format: 2/2/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 2, 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 Todd Bertuzzi and Todd Bertuzzi in Sudbury.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Laughter In The Rain by Neil Sedaka.
In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits.
The Stepford Wives, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Big Showdown.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 02, 1975?
- Ancient Latvia - Veja Diena observed.
- St. Adelbald
- Catholicism - Candlemas, The Presentation of the Lord, The Purification of the Blessed Virgin Mary, World Day for Consecrated Life (also February 3 in the United States).
- United States and Canada - Groundhog Day.
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- Army offensive against rebels in Eritrea, Ethiopia.
- Off Alaska, a magnitude 7.6 earthquake occurs.
- US male Figure Skating championship won by Gordon McKellen Jr.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 02, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
- Carpenters - Please Mr. Postman
- Barry Manilow - Mandy
- Donny and Marie Osmond - Morning Side Of The Mountain
- Eagles - Best Of My Love
- Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Ohio Players - Fire
- The Temptations - Happy People
- Love Unlimited - I Belong To You
- Lamont Dozier - Let Me Start Tonite
- Kool & The Gang - Rhyme Tyme People
- Smokey Robinson - I Am I Am
- The Manhattans - Don't Take Your Love
- Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
- The Miracles - Don't Cha Love It
- Carol Douglas - Doctor's Orders
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 02If February 02, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 10 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?