Friday August 15, 1975
US date format: 8/15/1975, UK date format: 15/8/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 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 Jérôme Neuville and Gloria Zanin.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to by .
In UK by 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 Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 15, 1975?
- 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.
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- 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.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 15, 1975?
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Top #5 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #5 R&B songs
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 15If August 15, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 3 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 18 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 15, 1975?
On August 15, 1975 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is August 15, 1975?
On August 15, 1975 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 15, 1975?
On August 15, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 15, 1975?
On August 15, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 15, 1975?
On August 15, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 15, 1975?
On August 15, 1975 several famous people were born including, Jérôme Neuville, Gloria Zanin, Andrea Ajemian.
Which famous people died on August 15, 1975?
Famous people died on August 15, 1975 include, Mujibur Rahiman, Clay Shaw.
What was the number one song in August 15, 1975?
The number one song in the week of August 15, 1975 was Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics in UK.
What were the top hits on August 15, 1975?
The top hits on August 15, 1975 were Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees, One Of These Nights by Eagles, Please Mr. Please by Olivia Newton-John in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics, Barbados by Typically Tropical, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers in UK.