Friday October 17, 1975
US date format: 10/17/1975, UK date format: 17/10/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Vina Morales and Francis Bouillon.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka.
In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
The Teasers, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 17, 1975?
- R.C. Saints - Saint Ignatius of Antioch; translation of Saint Audrey (�thelthryth); Saint Richard Gwyn
- United States - Black Poetry Day
- UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
- French Republican Calendar - Aubergine (Eggplant) Day, twenty-sixth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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- Bee Gees Maurice Gibb weds Yvonne Spencely
- UN passes resolution saying Zionism is a form of racism
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 17, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Spinners - They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
- Faith, Hope And Charity - To Each His Own
- Sly Stone - I Get High On You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - Money
- B.T. Express - Give It What You Got/Peace Pipe
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
- War - Low Rider
- Ohio Players - Sweet Sticky Thing
- Smokey Robinson - The Agony And The Ecstasy
- The Impressions - Same Thing It Took
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 17If October 17, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 2 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 28 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?