Friday 4 April 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Scott Rolen and Kisha Ford.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Shang-a-Lang.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing pedit5 or Crash 'N Score.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 4 April 1975 ?
- Blessed Alice (d. 1105)
- Saint Hildebert of Ghent (died 752)
- Lesotho - Heroes' Day
- Taiwan and Hong Kong - Children's Day
- United States - Bonza Bottler Day.
- World Rat Day
- Saint Isidore of Seville, patron saint of the internauts
- International Day for Landmine Awareness and Assistance
- Scott Rolen: American baseball player.
- Kisha Ford: WNBA guard/forward (New York Liberty).
- Delphine Arnault: French businesswoman.
- Thobias Fredriksson: Swedish cross-country skier.
- Joyce Giraud: Puerto Rican model and actress Miss Puerto Rico 1994.
- Roy Padrick: American journalist and actor.
- Pamela Ribon: American actress screenwriter and author.
- Miranda Richards: American singer-songwriter.
- Kevin Weekes: Canadian ice hockey player and sportscaster.
- 130, killed as USAF plane evacuating Vietnamese orphans crashes
- USAF transport carrying orphans from Saigon crashes killing 155
- US Air Force transport carrying orphans from Saigon, Vietnam crashes killing 155.
- Microsoft is founded as a partnership between Bill Gates and Paul Allen in Albuquerque, New Mexico
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- B.T. Express - Express
- Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?