Wednesday August 27, 1975
US date format: 8/27/1975, UK date format: 27/8/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 27, 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 Florence Rey and Jonny Moseley.
In that special week of August people in US were listening to Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits.
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, directed by John Trent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The New Tom & Jerry Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 27, 1975?
- Moldova - Independence Day (from the USSR, 1991)
- Roman festivals - Volturnalia held in honor of Volturnus
- RC Saints - Saint Monica of Hippo
- 1st night match at US Tennis Open (Parun defeats Smith)
- Veronica and Colin Scargill (England) complete tandem bicycle ride a record 18,020 miles around the world.
- The Governor of Portuguese Timor abandons its capital, Dili, and flees to Atauro Island, leaving control to a rebel group.
- Emperor Haile Selassie: Depossed Ethiopian Emperor, strangled at...
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 27, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
- Glen Campbell - Rhinestone Cowboy
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- James Taylor - How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Janis Ian - At Seventeen
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- War - Why Can't We Be Friends?
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power (Part 1)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Graham Central Station - Your Love
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- The Pointer Sisters - How Long (Betcha' Got A Chick On The Side)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - That's The Way Of The World
- Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute
- Crown Heights Affair - Dreaming A Dream
- Jackie Moore - Make Me Feel Like A Woman
- The Temptations - Glasshouse
- Jeannie Reynolds - The Phones Been Jumping All Day
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next August 27If August 27, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 27 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 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?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on August 27, 1975?
On August 27, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.
What zodiac sign is August 27, 1975?
On August 27, 1975 the zodiac sign was Virgo.
Who was the US President on August 27, 1975?
On August 27, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 27, 1975?
On August 27, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on August 27, 1975?
On August 27, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on August 27, 1975?
On August 27, 1975 several famous people were born including, Florence Rey, Jonny Moseley, Blake Adams.
Which famous people died on August 27, 1975?
Famous people died on August 27, 1975 include, Emperor Haile Selassie.
What was the number one song in August 27, 1975?
The number one song in the week of August 27, 1975 was Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics in UK.
What were the top hits on August 27, 1975?
The top hits on August 27, 1975 were Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band, Fallin' In Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds, Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics, Barbados by Typically Tropical, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers in UK.