Thursday October 02, 1975
US date format: 10/2/1975, UK date format: 2/10/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Yuma (Arizona) and Michel Trudeau.
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.
Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 02, 1975?
- Roman Catholic Church - Memorial of Guardian Angels
- World Farm Animal Day
- Roman festivals - First day of the Ludi Augustales to celebrate the recovery by emperor August of Roman standards from the Parthians
- Also see October 2 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- A blast at an explosives factory kills 6 in Beloeil, Quebec.
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 02, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
- The Spinners - They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
- Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute
- Sly Stone - I Get High On You
- Peoples Choice - Do It Any Way You Wanna
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Money
- B.T. Express - Give It What You Got/Peace Pipe
- Joe Simon - Music In My Bones
- The Pointer Sisters - How Long (Betcha' Got A Chick On The Side)
- Smokey Robinson - The Agony And The Ecstasy
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 02If October 02, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 17 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 13 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?