Sunday September 21, 1975
US date format: 9/21/1975, UK date format: 21/9/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 21, 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 James Lesure and Doug Davis.
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 Doctor Pong or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of September 21, 1975?
- Mabon - Neopagan festival of Mabon
- International Day of Peace of the United Nations, as propagated by Peace One Day
- In ancient Greece, the eighth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the secret rites in the Telesterion finish and the feast, Pannychis, begins.
- Philippines - Thanksgiving Day
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- Jo Ann Washam wins LPGA Portland Ladies Golf Classic
- Sultan Yahya Petra ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim Petra, Sultan of Kelantan, becomes the 6th Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.
Which were the top hits in that special week of September 21, 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
Sport Games on September 21, 1975
- Atlanta Falcons - St. Louis Cardinals : 20 - 23
- Baltimore Colts - Chicago Bears : 35 - 7
- Cleveland Browns - Cincinnati Bengals : 17 - 24
- Detroit Lions - Green Bay Packers : 30 - 16
- Houston Oilers - New England Patriots : 7 - 0
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?