Sunday August 10, 1975
US date format: 8/10/1975, UK date format: 10/8/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Tessie Santiago and Chieko Shiratori.
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 Jet Fighter or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 10, 1975?
- Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
- Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
- Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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- 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron
- David Frost purchases exclusive rights to interview US President Richard Nixon.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 10, 1975?
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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 #5 songs in the UK
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 10If August 10, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 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?