Friday 8 August 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
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.
The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Almost Anything Goes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
What the sky looked like on 8 August 1975
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 8 August 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
- Taryll Jackson
- Stephanie Kellner
- Bristol (United Kingdom)
- Jeremy Scott: Fashion Designer.
- Mick Moss: English singer-songwriter (Antimatter).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Mike Post - The Rockford Files
Top #10 R&B songs
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- MFSB - Sexy
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- The Reflections - Three Steps From True Love
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?