Saturday 23 August 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joe Andruzzi and Eliza Carthy.
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 Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching I Didn't Know You Cared.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Astrology - Last day of sun sign Leo in the tropical zodiac
- Swaziland - Umhlanga Day
- Romania - Liberation Day (1944)
- RC Saints - Saint Rose of Lima
- Roman festivals - Vulcanalia
- Joe Andruzzi: NFL guard (Green Bay Packers - Super Bowl 31).
- Eliza Carthy: English singer-songwriter and fiddler (Blue Murder).
- Sean Marks: New Zealand-American basketball player and manager.
- Bünyamin Sudaş: Turkish weightlifter.
- Hank Patterson: Actor (Fred Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 87.
- Classical Way wins Championship Cup at Roosevelt Raceway
- Communists take over Laos
- Ethiopian junta under Mengistu Haile
- Free guitarist Paul Kossoff revived from dead after heart attack
- Philip Kapleau conducts 1st jukai ceremony in Poland
- Successful Communist coup in Laos.
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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