Monday April 28, 1975
US date format: 4/28/1975, UK date format: 28/4/1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 28, 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 Martin Lewis and Michael Walchhofer.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn.
In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits.
Fox and His Friends, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Invisible Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 28, 1975?
- Arbor Day - legal state holiday in Nebraska, USA.
- National Heroes Day - public holiday in Barbados in honor of men and women who played a significant role in the island nation's history, such as Sir Garfield Sobers.
- Peter Chanel
- Louis Marie Grignon of Montfort
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- John Lennon appears on Tonight andRingo on Smother Brothers
- South-Vietnam General Duong Van Minh sworn in as President till April 30
- General Cao Van Vien, chief of the South Vietnamese military, departs for the US as the North Vietnamese Army closed in on victory.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 28, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- The Temptations - Shakey Ground
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Bloodstone - My Little Lady
- Smokey Robinson - Baby That's Backatcha
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Bad Luck (Part 1)
- Michael Jackson - We're Almost There
- Al Green - L-O-V-E (Love)
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Once You Get Started
- Bobby Womack - Check It Out
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next April 28If April 28, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 4 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 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?