Friday August 15, 1975US date format: 8/15/1975, UK date format: 15/8/1975
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It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jérôme Neuville and Gloria Zanin.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits.
Kidnap Syndicate, directed by Fernando Di Leo, 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 Floris von Rosemund.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing pedit5 or Panther.
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- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Jérôme Neuville: French racing cyclist, who has competed...
- Gloria Zanin: Italian Beauty Queen, winner of the...
- Andrea Ajemian
- Brendan Morrison: Canadian ice hockey player.
- Vijay Bharadwaj: Indian cricketer and coach.
- Jill Bennett: Actress (Skull, Hawks), dies of...
- Kara Wolters: American basketball player.
- Bert Berry: Linebacker (Indianapolis Colts).
- Jurgen Dirkx: Soccer player (PSV).
- Bertrand Berry: American football player and radio host.
- Bangladesh's founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman is killed along with most members of his family during a military coup.
- Joanne Little acquitted of murder charges
- Miki Takeo makes the first official pilgrimage to Yasukuni Shrine by an incumbent prime minister on the anniversary of the end of World War II.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Fallin' In Love - Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Mike Post - The Rockford Files
Top #10 R&B songs
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Hope That We Can Be Together Soon - Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- That's The Way Of The World - Earth, Wind & Fire
- Al Green - Oh Me, Oh My (Dreams In My Arms)
- The Reflections - Three Steps From True Love
- Graham Central Station - Your Love
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