Wednesday February 26, 1975

US date format: 2/26/1975, UK date format: 26/2/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 26, 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 Virginie Hocq and Alexander Bocharov. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by Eagles. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, directed by Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or dnd.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
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Events

  • Night... Made America Famous opens at Barrymore NYC for 75 performances
  • 1st televised kidney transplant (Today Show)
  • A fleeing Provisional Irish Republican Army member shoots and kills off-duty London police officer Stephen Tibble, 22, as he gives chase.

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Movies

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

The Prisoner of Second Avenue

Directed by: Melvin Frank

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Anne Bancroft, Gene Saks, Elizabeth Wilson

The Great Waldo Pepper

The Great Waldo Pepper

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Robert Redford, Bo Svenson, Bo Brundin, Susan Sarandon

The Master of Ballantrae

The Master of Ballantrae

Directed by: William Keighley

Starring: Errol Flynn, Roger Livesey, Anthony Steel, Beatrice Campbell

Funny Lady

Funny Lady

Directed by: Herbert Ross

Starring: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall

TV Series

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

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Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

We'll Get By

We'll Get By

Ach, du dickes Ei!

Ach, du dickes Ei!

McCoy

McCoy

Days to next February 26

If February 26, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 8 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Bankers by Martin Mayer

The Bankers

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The sequel to The Bankers explores the fluid nature of banking and money in the computer age, the changing economic role of banks and other financial institutions, the growth

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.

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 26, 1975?

On February 26, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is February 26, 1975?

On February 26, 1975 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 26, 1975?

On February 26, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 26, 1975?

On February 26, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 26, 1975?

On February 26, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 26, 1975?

On February 26, 1975 several famous people were born including, Virginie Hocq, Alexander Bocharov, Cindy Werley.

What was the number one song in February 26, 1975?

The number one song in the week of February 26, 1975 was Best Of My Love by Eagles in US and January by Pilot in UK.

What were the top hits on February 26, 1975?

The top hits on February 26, 1975 were Best Of My Love by Eagles, Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John, Black Water by The Doobie Brothers in US and January by Pilot, Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Please Mr Postman by The Carpenters in UK.


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