Saturday 5 April 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Juicy J and Shammond Williams.
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.
Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Good Neighbors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 5 April 1975
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Which were the important events of 5 April 1975 ?
- Saint Geeraard
- The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
- Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
- Saint Vincent Ferrer
- Arbor Day in South Korea
- Qingming Festival in the Chinese calendar
- Mauritius: Ougadi.
- Saint Irena (d. 304)
- Juicy J: Rapper.
- Shammond Williams: American basketball player and coach.
- Sarah Baldock: English organist and conductor.
- Nikki Dryden in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; 800 metre swimmer (Olympics-6th-1992, 1996).
- Caitlin Moran: English journalist author and critic.
- John Hartson: Welsh footballer and coach.
- Anthony Zboralski: French hacker, who broke into the communications system of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1994, compromising the system for his own use.
- Letter for Queen Victoria closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
- Soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely.
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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
- LaBelle - Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi)
- 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
Top #10 R&B songs
- Eddie Kendricks - Shoeshine Boy
- Al Green - L-O-V-E (Love)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Love Finds It's Own Way
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Once You Get Started
- Tavares - Remember What I Told You To Forget
- The Spinners - Living A Little, Laughing A Little
- Bloodstone - My Little Lady
- Loleatta Holloway - Cry To Me
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