Sunday August 17, 1975
US date format: 8/17/1975, UK date format: 17/8/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 17, 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 Giuliana DePandi and Taika Waititi.
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 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 Shark Jaws or Jet Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 17, 1975?
- Rastafarianism - celebration of the birth of Marcus Garvey
- Roman Empire - Portunalia in honor of Portunes
- Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Patty Berg Golf Classic
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 17, 1975?
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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
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- 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 #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 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)
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- Earth, Wind & Fire - That's The Way Of The World
- 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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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 17If August 17, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 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 17, 1975?
On August 17, 1975 the day of the week was Sunday.
What zodiac sign is August 17, 1975?
On August 17, 1975 the zodiac sign was Leo.
Who was the US President on August 17, 1975?
On August 17, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 17, 1975?
On August 17, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 17, 1975?
On August 17, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 17, 1975?
On August 17, 1975 several famous people were born including, Giuliana DePandi, Taika Waititi, Carmina Villaroel.
Which famous people died on August 17, 1975?
Famous people died on August 17, 1975 include, Vladimir Kutz, Sig Arno.
What was the number one song in August 17, 1975?
The number one song in the week of August 17, 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 17, 1975?
The top hits on August 17, 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.