Tuesday 19 August 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tracie Thoms and Marco Coti Zelati.
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.
The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Almost Anything Goes.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- 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
- National Aviation Day, USA
- Tracie Thoms: American actress.
- Marco Coti Zelati: Italian bassist (Lacuna Coil).
- My Linh: Pop Singer.
- Chynna Clugston: American comic book creator.
- Astros hire Bill Virdon to replace Preston Gomez as manager
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
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
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