Tuesday July 08, 1975

US date format: 7/8/1975, UK date format: 8/7/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Claire Keim and Régis Laconi. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musical Chairs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Destruction Derby.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald

Events

  • Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany
  • Quake damages over 2,000 temples in Pagan Burma, 20-foot-high seated Buddha of Thandawgya decapitated
  • US President Gerald Ford announces he will seek Republican nomination for president.
  • The US Mint releases 1776-1976 Bicentennial quarter dollars to circulation.

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Movies

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Smile

Smile

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

The Apple Dumpling Gang

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

That's the Way of the World

That's the Way of the World

Directed by: Sig Shore

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Ed Nelson, Cynthia Bostick, Bert Parks

Cooley High

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis

Country: United States of America

Rollerball

Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Down the 'Gate

Down the 'Gate

Celebrity Squares

Celebrity Squares

Days to next July 08

If July 08, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 20 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 10 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury

The Promise Of Joy

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The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On July 08, 1975 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is July 08, 1975?

On July 08, 1975 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 08, 1975?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on July 08, 1975?

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

Which famous people are born on July 08, 1975?

On July 08, 1975 several famous people were born including, Claire Keim, Régis Laconi, Zora Holt.

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

The number one song in the week of July 08, 1975 was Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille in US and Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash in UK.

What were the top hits on July 08, 1975?

The top hits on July 08, 1975 were Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille, The Hustle by Van McCoy, Listen To What The Man Said by Wings in US and Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers, Misty by Ray Stevens in UK.


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