Thursday April 24, 1975

US date format: 4/24/1975, UK date format: 24/4/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 24, 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 Thad Luckinbill and Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. The Day of the Locust, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Invisible Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Indy 800.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Alexander (died 178)
  • Genocide Remembrance Day in Armenia.
  • Republic Day in The Gambia (1970).
  • Newman's Day.
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Events

  • Penguins 1-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - series tied at 3-3
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Welsh singer-songwriter and guitarist...

Movies

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The Day of the Locust

The Day of the Locust

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Mandingo

Mandingo

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward

Country: United States of America

Death Race 2000

Death Race 2000

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Starring: David Carradine, Sylvester Stallone, Simone Griffeth, Mary Woronov

Country: United States of America

Bite the Bullet

Bite the Bullet

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson

The Maids

The Maids

Directed by: Christopher Miles

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns

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TV Series

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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Edward the King

Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Good Neighbors

Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

Doctors' Hospital

Doctors' Hospital

Written by:

Starring: George Peppard, Zohra Lampert

Country: United States of America

Barbary Coast

Barbary Coast

Days to next April 24

If April 24, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 5 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 23 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

A Month Of Sundays by John Updike

A Month Of Sundays

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In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace.

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on April 24, 1975?

On April 24, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is April 24, 1975?

On April 24, 1975 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on April 24, 1975?

On April 24, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on April 24, 1975?

On April 24, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on April 24, 1975?

On April 24, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on April 24, 1975?

On April 24, 1975 several famous people were born including, Thad Luckinbill, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, Michael Stewart.

Which famous people died on April 24, 1975?

Famous people died on April 24, 1975 include, Pete Ham.

What was the number one song in April 24, 1975?

The number one song in the week of April 24, 1975 was (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas in US and Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers in UK.

What were the top hits on April 24, 1975?

The top hits on April 24, 1975 were (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas, Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John, He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn in US and Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers, Fox On The Run by The Sweet, Love Me Love My Dog by Peter Shelley in UK.


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