Tuesday April 08, 1975

US date format: 4/8/1975, UK date format: 8/4/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries (see zodiac on April 8, 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 Oksana Kazakova and Anouk Teeuwe. In that special week of April people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. Bite the Bullet, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Edward the King. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at April 08 across the years or at April 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Constance
  • Buddha's Birthday in Japan
  • Saint Walter of Pontoise (died 1099)
  • Saint Julie Billiart of Namur (died 1816).

Events

  • 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.

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Movies

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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Deep Red

Deep Red

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

Country: United States of America

The Passenger

The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Country: United States of America

Night Moves

Night Moves

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Edward Binns, Harris Yulin

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Edward the King

Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Good Neighbors

Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

The London Programme

The London Programme

Starring: Trevor Phillips, Godfrey Hodgson, John Taylor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Love School

The Love School

Ellery Queen

Ellery Queen

Written by:

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States of America

Days to next April 08

If April 08, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 6 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill

Here At The New Yorker

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For over sixty years Brendan Gill has been a contented inmate of the singular institution known as the New Yorker. This affectionate account of the magazine, long known as a home

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

The Pleasure Bond by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

The Pleasure Bond

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This four-level series integrates survival English with academic content skills in social studies, science, math, and history. Lessons cover skills required on most middle school state-competency tests.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 08, 1975?

On April 08, 1975 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is April 08, 1975?

On April 08, 1975 the zodiac sign was Aries.

Who was the US President on April 08, 1975?

On April 08, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 08, 1975?

On April 08, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 08, 1975?

On April 08, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 08, 1975?

On April 08, 1975 several famous people were born including, Oksana Kazakova, Anouk Teeuwe, Funda Arar.

What was the number one song in April 08, 1975?

The number one song in the week of April 08, 1975 was Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John in US and Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers in UK.

What were the top hits on April 08, 1975?

The top hits on April 08, 1975 were Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John, Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton, No No Song by Ringo Starr in US and Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers, Fox On The Run by The Sweet, Love Me Love My Dog by Peter Shelley in UK.


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