Saturday February 08, 1975
US date format: 2/8/1975, UK date format: 8/2/1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 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 Anne Decis and Vincent Le Quellec.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to Fire by Ohio Players.
In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits.
The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Big Showdown.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 08, 1975?
- Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
- Saint Jerome Emiliani.
- Saint Juventius
- Saint Mengold of Huy
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- Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders
- Martyn Green: Actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Mikado), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 08, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Linda Ronstadt - You're No Good
- Stevie Wonder - Boogie On Reggae Woman
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
- Eagles - Best Of My Love
- Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
- The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
- Neil Sedaka - Laughter In The Rain
- America - Lonely People
- Disco Tex And The Sex-O-Lettes - Get Dancin'
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Temptations - Happy People
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Love Unlimited - I Belong To You
- Lamont Dozier - Let Me Start Tonite
- Kool & The Gang - Rhyme Tyme People
- Smokey Robinson - I Am I Am
- The Miracles - Don't Cha Love It
- Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
- Carol Douglas - Doctor's Orders
- The Isley Brothers - Midnight Sky (Part 1)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next February 08If February 08, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 18 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?