Wednesday July 16, 1975
US date format: 7/16/1975, UK date format: 16/7/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 16, 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 Ana Paula Arosio and Alessandra Bellini.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to Listen To What The Man Said by Wings.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits.
Dersu Uzala, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Musical Chairs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 16, 1975?
- Botswana - President's Day (2nd day)
- Catholic - Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel
- Commissioner Bowie Kuhn is reelected for a 7-year term
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 16, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- MFSB - Sexy
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Please Pardon Me (You Remind Me Of A Friend)
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- The Impressions - Sooner Or Later
- Michael Jackson - Just A Little Bit Of You
- South Shore Commission - Free Man
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 16If July 16, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 8 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 22 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?