Thursday June 26, 1975
US date format: 6/26/1975, UK date format: 26/6/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Paul Phillips and Marie-Nicole Lemieux.
In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille.
In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits.
Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Musical Chairs.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 26, 1975?
- Saints John and Paul
- The United Nations' Day in Support of Victims of Torture.
- Flag Day in Romania
- Sunthorn Phu Day in Thailand
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- Cher divorces Sonny Bono
- Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi declares a state of emergency.
- Two FBI agents and a member of the American Indian Movement are killed in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Leonard Peltier is later convicted of the murders in a controversial trial.
- St Josemaria Escriva: Spanish Catholic priest (Born 1902).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 26, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Pilot - Magic
- AWB - Cut The Cake
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Moments - Look At Me (I'm In Love)
- The O'Jays - Give The People What They Want
- Commodores - Slippery When Wet
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- Michael Jackson - Just A Little Bit Of You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - The Way We Were/try To Remember
- The Spinners - Sadie
- Labelle - What Can I Do For You?
- Syl Johnson - Take Me To The River
- 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 June 26If June 26, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 30 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 1 day.
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?