Saturday July 26, 1975
US date format: 7/26/1975, UK date format: 26/7/1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Fabrice Fiorèse and Cecilia Tijerina.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Hustle by Van McCoy.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits.
Picnic at Hanging Rock, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 26, 1975?
- Soyuz 18B returns to Earth.
- Formation of a military triumvirate in Portugal.
- Leigh Whipper: Actor (Hidden Eye, Jungle Queen), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 26, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Frankie Valli - Swearin' To God
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- MFSB - Sexy
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Please Pardon Me (You Remind Me Of A Friend)
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- South Shore Commission - Free Man
- The Impressions - Sooner Or Later
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next July 26If July 26, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 2 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?