Tuesday August 19, 1975
US date format: 8/19/1975, UK date format: 19/8/1975
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It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 19, 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 Tracie Thoms and My Linh.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' In Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits.
Hard Times, directed by Walter Hill, 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 The New Tom & Jerry Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 19, 1975?
- Roman festivals - Vinalia Rustica celebrated in honor of Venus Libitina commemorating the founding of the oldest known temple to her, on the Esquiline Hill, in 293 BC on this date.
- RC saints - Saint Sebald, Saint Louis of Toulouse, Jean-Eudes de MTzeray
- Afghanistan - Afghan Independence Day see above: 1919
- National Day of the Filipino Language, Philippines - Holiday for Quezon City, Quezon Province and other municipalities named after Manuel Quezon
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- Astros hire Bill Virdon to replace Preston Gomez as manager
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 19, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Janis Ian - At Seventeen
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- Graham Central Station - Your Love
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- Earth, Wind & Fire - That's The Way Of The World
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- Al Green - Oh Me, Oh My (Dreams In My Arms)
- Crown Heights Affair - Dreaming A Dream
- The Temptations - Glasshouse
- Jackie Moore - Make Me Feel Like A Woman
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