Wednesday 16 April 1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Nicky Sualua and Kelli O'Hara.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John.
In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits.
Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Survivors.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Shark Jaws.
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Which were the important events of 16 April 1975 ?
- Saint Paternus
- Saint Bernadette
- Blessed HervT of Tours
- Saint Turibius
- Saint Fructuosus
- Saint Drogo.
- Saint Benedict Joseph Labre
- Mawlid in Shi'a Islam (2006).
- Birthday of the Danish sovereign, Queen Margrethe, celebrated in Greenland.
- Saints Martial, Urban, Eventius, Caecilian, Julia, and their companions, martyrs of 304
- Nicky Sualua: NFL fullback (Dallas Cowboys).
- Kelli O'Hara: American singer/actress.
- Alain Piriou: French political activist, a former spokesperson for Inter-LGBT, an umbrella group of 50 LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) organisations in France.
- Keon Clark: American basketball player.
- Sean Maher: American actor.
- Cambodian Red Khmer occupy Phnom Penh
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Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Hot Chocolate - Emma
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
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