Friday July 04, 1975, US Independence Day
US date format: 7/4/1975, UK date format: 4/7/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Tania Davis and Reinhard Davis.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Musical Chairs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 04, 1975?
- Filipino-American Friendship Day
- In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
- United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)
- 82nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (60 61)
- Fictional wedding date of Coneheads
- American bicentennial commemorative coins (quarter-dollar, half-dollar, and dollar) are released to circulation.
- Sydney newspaper publisher Juanita Nielsen disappears, and is presumed to have been murdered.
- Georgette Heyer: British writer of historical romance...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 04, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Pilot - Magic
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Commodores - Slippery When Wet
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- The Impressions - Sooner Or Later
- Michael Jackson - Just A Little Bit Of You
- The Moments - Look At Me (I'm In Love)
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- Syl Johnson - Take Me To The River
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- The Manhattans - Hurt
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?