Saturday 26 April 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joey Jordison and Trudi Ferguson.
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.
Death Race 2000, directed by Paul Bartel, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Girls of Slender Means.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 26 April 1975 ?
- World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
- Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
- Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
- Tanzania - Union Day.
- Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
- Trudpert (Irish monk martyred in Germany in 607).
- Lucidius (4th century)
- Saint Cletus (Pope Anacletus) and Marcellinus (Popes and martyrs)
- Paschasius (d. 865)
- Richarius or Riquier (d. 643)
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Alda (d. 1309)
- Joey Jordison: Drummer.
- Trudi Ferguson: Miss Universe - Jamaica (1996).
- Jabbar Threats: defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars).
- Nathan ''Joey'' Jordison: American musician (Slipknot).
- India Summer: Model.
- Nerina Pallot: English singer-songwriter and guitarist.
- Rahul Verma: Indian social worker and activist; founded the Uday Foundation.
- Penguins 0-Isles 1 - Quarterfinals - Isles win series 4-3
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Minnie Riperton - Lovin' You
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Hot Chocolate - Emma
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?