Friday August 08, 1975: Zodiac, Events, Birthdays and Holidays

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

August 8th, 1975 was the 220th day of the year 1975 in the Gregorian calendar, under the sign of Leo. The day of the week was Friday.

Famous birthdays on this day include Taryll Jackson and Stephanie Kellner.

The number one song in US was Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was #1 song in the UK.

Salon Kitty, directed by Tinto Brass, was one of the most viewed movie released in 1975 while Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling book.

On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Hi-way.

The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened that day: find out below.

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August 08, 1975 Events

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August 08, 1975 Famous Birthdays

Other August 8th famous birthdays

  • Swiss-born professional tennis player, who won five consecutive Wimbledon titles, 2003-2007, inclusive.

  • French politician.

  • Dustin Hoffman

    American actor who created some of the most memorable characters in cinema history, winning two Oscars, five Oscar nominations and an Emmy...

  • Pop Singer.

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How old am I?

If August 08, 1975 is your birthday you are 48 years old. Find out how old you are in years, months, weeks and days and how long until your next birthday on August 08.

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August 08, 1975 Famous Deaths

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August 08, 1975 Zodiac

Western Zodiac - Astrological Sign

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Leo personality

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Babies born in August are either Leo or Virgo. People born before August 22nd are Leo, while people born from August 23rd have the sign of Virgo

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Chinese Zodiac

Rabbit chinese zodiac sign

Sign: Rabbit

Element: Wood

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August 08, 1975 Day of the Week and Calendar

What day of the week was August 08, 1975?

The day of the week was Friday.

August 8th marks the 219th day of the Gregorian calendar for the year 1975.

There are 145 days remaining until the end of the year. Calculate the number of days between two dates.


August 08, 1975 Holidays and Observances

What is special on August 08, 1975?


  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
  • Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
  • Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
  • St. Hormisdas
  • St. Smaragdus (and companions)
  • St. Largus
  • St. Cyriacus
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Music charts

What was the number one song on August 08, 1975? Which were the top hits on August 08, 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the USA

  1. - Jive Talkin'
  2. - I'm Not In Love
  3. - Please Mr. Please
  4. - One Of These Nights
  5. - Someone Saved My Life Tonight

Top #5 songs in the UK

  1. - I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love)
  2. - Barbados
  3. - Give A Little Love
  4. - If You Think You Know How To Love Me
  5. - The Last Farewell

Top #5 R&B songs

  1. - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
  2. - Fight The Power Part 1
  3. - Dream Merchant
  4. - Get Down Tonight
  5. - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Salon Kitty

Salon Kitty

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Tinto Brass

Starring: Helmut Berger, Ingrid Thulin, Teresa Ann Savoy, John Steiner

Country: United States of America



Release year: 1975

Directed by: Duccio Tessari

Starring: Alain Delon, Enzo Cerusico, Ottavia Piccolo, Giacomo Rossi Stuart, Adriana Asti, Giampiero Albertini, Stanley Baker, Marino Masé, Moustache , Paulino Rita

Country: Italy

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Milos Forman



Release year: 1975

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

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

Country: United States of America

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Release year: 1975

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Release year: 1975

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

Release year: 1975

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Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White

Breach Of Faith


We didn't immediately grasp the threat posed by Nixon's 1973-1974 crisis. The problem, however, was that the President had elevated himself above all drama and confusion.

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man


Man's Ascent

Shogun by James Clavell



An English adventurer. A Japanese warlord who is invincible. Beautiful woman caught between two worlds, one of which is love.

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle


Bermuda Triangle

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar


Based on a true story, Looking for Mr. Goodbar is the #1 New York Times Bestseller. It's a story about love, power, and death during 1970s sexual revolution.

Birth chart on this day

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror



Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving



Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc



Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


August 08, 1975 Lunar and Planetary phase

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Sport Games on August 08, 1975

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