Friday July 11, 1975
US date format: 7/11/1975, UK date format: 11/7/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 11, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nadya Suleman and Ruben Baraja.
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 Destruction Derby or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 11, 1975?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
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- Chinese archeologists discover a 3-acre burial site with 6,000 clay statues of warriors dating as early as 221 BC
- Kurt Pinthus: Writer, dies at 89.
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 11, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Pilot - Magic
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Frankie Valli - Swearin' To God
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- The Impressions - Sooner Or Later
- Michael Jackson - Just A Little Bit Of You
- Commodores - Slippery When Wet
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Please Pardon Me (You Remind Me Of A Friend)
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- The Moments - Look At Me (I'm In Love)
- MFSB - Sexy
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?