Friday 24 October 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Amy Bailey and Juan Pablo Angel.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka.
In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
What the sky looked like on 24 October 1975
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
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Which were the important events of 24 October 1975 ?
- Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
- Discordianism - Maladay
- Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
- United Nations Day (charter 1945)
- Amy Bailey
- Corey Dillon: HB (Cincinnati Bengals).
- Juan Pablo Angel: Colombian footballer.
- Juan Ángel: Colombian footballer.
- Frank Seator: Liberian footballer (d. 2013).
- Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
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Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #10 R&B songs
- Faith, Hope And Charity - To Each His Own
- The Spinners - They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
- Ohio Players - Sweet Sticky Thing
- War - Low Rider
- Sly Stone - I Get High On You
- B.T. Express - Give It What You Got/Peace Pipe
- The Impressions - Same Thing It Took
- Smokey Robinson - The Agony And The Ecstasy
- Willie Hutch - Love Power
- Leon Haywood - I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?