Wednesday September 17, 1975
US date format: 9/17/1975, UK date format: 17/9/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Jimmie Johnson and Jade Estrada.
In that special week of September people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie.
In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits.
Flic Story, directed by Jacques Deray, 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 In Good Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 17, 1975?
- RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
- United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
- Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
- Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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- Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101).
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 17, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- David Bowie - Fame
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- Janis Ian - At Seventeen
- John Denver - I'm Sorry
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power (Part 1)
- Barry Manilow - Could It Be Magic
- David Geddes - Run Joey Run
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Freddy Fender - Wasted Days And Wasted Nights
- Bad Company - Feel Like Makin' Love
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute
- Peoples Choice - Do It Any Way You Wanna
- The Pointer Sisters - How Long (Betcha' Got A Chick On The Side)
- Graham Central Station - Your Love
- The Spinners - They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
- Crown Heights Affair - Dreaming A Dream
- Eddie Kendricks - Get The Cream Off The Top
- Natalie Cole - This Will Be
- Jackie Moore - Make Me Feel Like A Woman
- The O'Jays - Let Me Make Love To You
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next September 17If September 17, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 30 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?