Thursday September 18, 1975
US date format: 9/18/1975, UK date format: 18/9/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 18, 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 Jason Sudeikis and Kanstantsin Lukashyk.
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 Crash 'N Score or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 18, 1975?
- Also see September 18 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Chile - Independence Day (first junta 1810)
- RC Saints - Feast day of St Joseph of Cupertino and Methodius of Olympus
- In ancient Greece, the fifth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries.
- Heiress / bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst captured by FBI in San Francisco
- FBI captures heiress/bank robber Patricia Campbell Hearst in San Francisco, California.
- Patty Hearst is arrested after a year on the FBI Most Wanted List.
- Fugitive Patricia Hearst is captured in San Francisco.
- Pamela Brown: American television reporter and...
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 18, 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 18If September 18, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 5 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 26 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?