Friday 17 October 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Janne Aikala 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.
Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Pesma.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 October 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
- Haiti - Jean-Jacques Dessalines (1806), State holiday
- Janne Aikala: Finnish murder victim (d. 1986).
- Francis Bouillon: American-Canadian ice hockey player.
- Vina Morales: Filipino actress and singer.
- Despina Olympiou: Greek-Cypriot singer.
- 1st Space Shuttle main engine test at National Space Tech Labs, Mississippi
- Bee Gees Maurice Gibb weds Yvonne Spencely
- UN passes resolution saying Zionism is a form of racism
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