Tuesday 8 April 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Oksana Kazakova and Anouk Teeuwe.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The London Programme.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Saint Constance
- Buddha's Birthday in Japan
- Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
- Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).
- Oksana Kazakova: Russian pairs figure skater, partner of Artur Dmitriev.
- Anouk Teeuwe
- Funda Arar: Turkish singer.
- Scott Robison: YouTube Star.
- Anouk : Dutch singer.
- Francesco Flachi: Italian footballer.
- Timo Pérez: Dominican-American baseball player.
- Timo Perez: Dominican baseball player.
- Matty Lewis: Guitarist.
- 47th Academy Awards - Godfather II, Ellen Burstyn and Art Carney win.
- Frank Robinson manages the Cleveland Indians in his first game as major league baseball's first African American manager.
- Voyageurs National Park is established in northern Minnesota.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- B.T. Express - Express
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Rufus - Once You Get Started
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