Tuesday 11 November 1975, Veteran's Day
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Eyal Podell and Arianna Bergamaschi.
In that special week of November people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John.
In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
The Story of O, directed by Just Jaeckin, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Greek Treasure by Irving Stone was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Sneak Previews.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
- Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
- Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
- Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
- Poland - Independence Day (1918)
- R.C. Saints - Martin of Tours
- Angola - Independence Day (1975)
- Opening of carnival season in Germany ("Karneval"/"Fasching" on 11-11, at 11:11), the Netherlands, and other countries
- Also see November 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Veterans Day (Formerly "Armistice Day")
- South Korea - Pepero Day
- Eyal Podell
- Arianna Bergamaschi: Italian singer, stage actress and television presenter, also known as Arianna.
- Angelica Vale: Mexican actress.
- Daisuke Ohata: Japanese rugby player.
- Angélica Vale: Angélica Vale Mexican actress and singer.
- Marty May: (Fireball Fun For All), dies at 79.
- Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
- Independence of Angola.
Which were the top hits in that special week of November 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Island Girl
- Eagles - Lyin' Eyes
- The Four Seasons - Who Loves You
- Jefferson Starship - Miracles
- Linda Ronstadt - Heat Wave
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
- Morris Albert - Feelings
- Captain and Tennille - The Way I Want To Touch You
- War - Low Rider
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