Tuesday August 05, 1975
US date format: 8/5/1975, UK date format: 5/8/1975
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 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 Eicca Toppinen and Isabelle Mercier.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits.
Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 05, 1975?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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- Phillies 1st 8 batters get hits for a record, beat Cubs 13-5
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 05, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Mike Post - The Rockford Files
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- MFSB - Sexy
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- The Reflections - Three Steps From True Love
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