Thursday 5 June 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Zydrunas Ilgauskas and Tom Lombard.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Thank God I'm A Country Boy by John Denver.
In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
Night Moves, directed by Arthur Penn, 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 Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 June 1975 ?
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of N�r (Light) - First day of the fifth month of the Bah�'f Calendar.
- Feast of Saint Boniface.
- Seychelles - Liberation Day.
- National holiday of Denmark (Constitution Day).
- World Environment Day, since the United Nations General Assembly resolution in 1972.
- Anniversary of the Signing of the Inuvialuit Final Agreement (Inuvaluit Day).
- Zydrunas Ilgauskas: Lithuanian-American basketball player: center, Cavaliers.
- Tom Lombard: French rugby player, wing forward, newly selected by Bernard Laporte for France’s team.
- Barbara Bermudo: TV Show Host.
- Dmitri Kurakin: Estonian-German ice dancer.
- Duncan Patterson: English drummer and keyboard player (Anathema Antimatter and Alternative 4).
- Sandra Stals: Belgian athlete
- Paul Keres: Estonian-Finnish chess player and theoretician (d. 1975).
- 48th National Spelling Bee: Hugh Tosteson wins spelling incisor
- British population agrees to European Common Market membership
- Egypt President Sadat reopens Suez Canal (closed since 1967)
- The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
- The United Kingdom holds its first and only country-wide referendum, on remaining in the European Economic Community (EEC).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- Ace - How Long
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
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