Wednesday August 06, 1975

US date format: 8/6/1975, UK date format: 6/8/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 6, 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 Giorgio Rocca and Stéphane Jobert (journalist). 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 Without Feathers by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Crash 'N Score.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at August 06 across the years or at August 1975 calendar.

history

Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 06, 1975?


Holidays

  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • See more

Famous Birthday

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

See other popular movies of the week

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America

Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Jaws

Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Country: United States of America

Love and Death

Love and Death

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Frank Adu

Country: United States of America

Nashville

Nashville

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
Watch popular movies, TV series and live events, start your 30-day free trial

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

On the Mat

On the Mat

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

How old am I?

If August 06, 1975 is your birthday find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long it takes for your next birthday.

calendar

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 1975?

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
Unlimited books on any devices, try your first month free

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

By:

Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy

By:

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

By:

Bermuda Triangle

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

By:

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

By:

The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 06, 1975?

On August 06, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is August 06, 1975?

On August 06, 1975 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 06, 1975?

On August 06, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 06, 1975?

On August 06, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 06, 1975?

On August 06, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 06, 1975?

On August 06, 1975 several famous people were born including, Giorgio Rocca, Stéphane Jobert (journalist), Victor Zambrano.

What was the number one song in August 06, 1975?

The number one song in the week of August 06, 1975 was Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics in UK.

What were the top hits on August 06, 1975?

The top hits on August 06, 1975 were Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees, I'm Not In Love by 10cc, Please Mr. Please by Olivia Newton-John in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics, Barbados by Typically Tropical, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers in UK.