Sunday 13 April 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lou Bega and Karen Brunon.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John.
In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits.
Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Pleasure Bond by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Survivors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or pedit5.
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- Lou Bega: German singer who had a huge hit in 1999 with "Mambo No.
- Karen Brunon
- Jasey-Jay Anderson: Canadian snowboarder.
- Bruce Dyer: English footballer.
- Tatiana Navka: Russian ice dancer.
- Marta Russo: Italian homicide victim, a young university student who was shot in the head and killed on 5/09/1997, 11:42 AM at the University La Sapienza, Rome.
- David Philip Hefti: Swiss composer and conductor.
- Penguins 5-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 1-0 lead
- Christian Falange kills 27 Palestinians, begins Lebanese civil war.
- Chad military coup by General Odingar.
- 39th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 276.
- Bus massacre in Lebanon: Attack by the Phalangist resistance kill 26 militia members of the P.F.L. of Palestine, marking the start of the 15-year Lebanese Civil War.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- B.T. Express - Express
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- LaBelle - Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi)
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Rufus - Once You Get Started
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