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..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at August 15 across the years or at August 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • 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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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America

Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Jaws

Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Country: United States of America

Love and Death

Love and Death

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Frank Adu

Country: United States of America

Nashville

Nashville

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

On the Mat

On the Mat

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

Days to next August 15

If 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.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

By:

The Ascent of Man

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy

By:

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

By:

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

By:

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By:

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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.


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