Friday August 08, 1975

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

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see zodiac on August 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 Taryll Jackson and Stephanie Kellner. 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 Crash 'N Score or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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
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Movies

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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

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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

Days to next August 08

If August 08, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 5 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

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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

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"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

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Bermuda Triangle

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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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

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The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On August 08, 1975 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is August 08, 1975?

On August 08, 1975 the zodiac sign was Leo.

Who was the US President on August 08, 1975?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on August 08, 1975?

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

Which famous people are born on August 08, 1975?

On August 08, 1975 several famous people were born including, Taryll Jackson, Stephanie Kellner, Bristol (United Kingdom).

Which famous people died on August 08, 1975?

Famous people died on August 08, 1975 include, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley, Julian ''Cannonball'' Adderley.

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

The number one song in the week of August 08, 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 08, 1975?

The top hits on August 08, 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.


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