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 Bristol (United Kingdom).
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash 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 Without Feathers by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Almost Anything Goes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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
- Bristol (United Kingdom)
- Stephanie Kellner
- Jeremy Scott: Fashion Designer.
- Mick Moss: English singer-songwriter (Antimatter).
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
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?