Friday October 24, 1975
US date format: 10/24/1975, UK date format: 24/10/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 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 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.
The Teasers, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini, 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 Wonder Woman.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of October 24, 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)
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- Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris
Which were the top hits in that special week of October 24, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
Top #5 songs in the UK
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
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next October 24If October 24, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 10 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 3 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?