Sunday September 14, 1975
US date format: 9/14/1975, UK date format: 14/9/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Babak Najafi and Mother Elizabeth.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell.
In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching In Good Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 14, 1975?
- Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
- Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
- Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
- In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.
- Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
- Pope Paul VI declares Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 1st US Saint
- Rembrandts Nightwatch slashed and damaged in Amsterdam
- The first American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, is canonized by Pope Paul VI.
- Walter Herbert: German-born conductor and impresario (d....
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 14, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Janis Ian - At Seventeen
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- David Bowie - Fame
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power (Part 1)
- Barry Manilow - Could It Be Magic
- John Denver - I'm Sorry
- David Geddes - Run Joey Run
- Freddy Fender - Wasted Days And Wasted Nights
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Pointer Sisters - How Long (Betcha' Got A Chick On The Side)
- Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute
- Peoples Choice - Do It Any Way You Wanna
- Graham Central Station - Your Love
- Crown Heights Affair - Dreaming A Dream
- Jackie Moore - Make Me Feel Like A Woman
- The Spinners - They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
- Eddie Kendricks - Get The Cream Off The Top
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 14If September 14, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 21 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?