Monday 17 March 1975, St. Patrick's Day
It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Puneet Rajkumar and Mason Jennings.
In that special week of March people in US were listening to My Eyes Adored You by Frankie Valli.
In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits.
Escape to Witch Mountain, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Gun Fight.
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- Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
- Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
- St. Agricola
- St. Joseph of Arimathea
- Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
- Ancient Latvia - Kustonu Diena (return of the larks) observed
- Boston, Massachusetts - Evacuation Day
- Puneet Rajkumar: Indian (Kannada) actor, singer and director.
- Mason Jennings: American folksinger.
- Andrew ''Test'' Martin: Canadian wrestler (d. 2009).
- Andrew Martin: Wrestler.
- Test : Canadian-American wrestler (d. 2009).
- Justin Hawkins: English singer-songwriter (The Darkness British Whale and Hot Leg)
- Gina Holden: Canadian actress
- Puneeth Rajkumar: Indian actor singer and producer
- Natalie Zea: American actress
- Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000 metre (1:16.92).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of March 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
- Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi) - LaBelle
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- B.T. Express - Express
- Joe Cocker - You Are So Beautiful
- Phoebe Snow - Poetry Man
- Ringo Starr - No No Song
- Sugarloaf - Don't Call Us, We'll Call You
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