Friday February 14, 1975, Valentine's Day
US date format: 2/14/1975, UK date format: 14/2/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 14, 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 Dámaso Marté and Aylin Aslım.
In that special week of February people in US were listening to You're No Good by Linda Ronstadt.
In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits.
The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Glory And The Lightning by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Big Showdown.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 14, 1975?
- Denmark - Fastelavn. Children dress up, much like Halloween in the US.
- Arizona - Admission Day (1912).
- Mexico - Day of National Mourning (1831).
- Oregon - Admission Day (1859).
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- Bomb explodes at annex of Amsterdam metro station, Netherlands.
- Pelham G Wodehouse, English/US writer (Piccadilly Jim), dies at age 93.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 14, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Love Unlimited - I Belong To You
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Kool & The Gang - Rhyme Tyme People
- The Miracles - Don't Cha Love It
- Labelle - Lady Marmalade
- Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
- Shirley And Company - Shame, Shame, Shame
- The Isley Brothers - Midnight Sky (Part 1)
- The Chi-lites - Toby/that's How Long
- Lamont Dozier - Let Me Start Tonite
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?