Thursday July 17, 1975
US date format: 7/17/1975, UK date format: 17/7/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 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 Cécile de France and Elena Anaya.
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 Shark Jaws or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 17, 1975?
- Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
- Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
- South Korea - Constitution Day
- Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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- Apollo 18 and Soyuz 19 make 1st US / USSR linkup in space
- Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox divorce
- Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.
- Modoc [the Elephant]: Dies at age 78 (oldest known nonhuman...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 17, 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 17If July 17, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 20 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 July 17, 1975?
On July 17, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is July 17, 1975?
On July 17, 1975 the zodiac sign was Cancer.
Who was the US President on July 17, 1975?
On July 17, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1975?
On July 17, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on July 17, 1975?
On July 17, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on July 17, 1975?
On July 17, 1975 several famous people were born including, Cécile de France, Elena Anaya, Apollo 11 (launch date)
Which famous people died on July 17, 1975?
Famous people died on July 17, 1975 include, Modoc [the Elephant]
What was the number one song in July 17, 1975?
The number one song in the week of July 17, 1975 was Listen To What The Man Said by Wings in US and Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash in UK
What were the top hits on July 17, 1975?
The top hits on July 17, 1975 were Listen To What The Man Said by Wings, The Hustle by Van McCoy, I'm Not In Love by 10cc in US and Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers, Misty by Ray Stevens in UK