Friday February 28, 1975
US date format: 2/28/1975, UK date format: 28/2/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 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 Andréia Ribeiro and Saartje Vandendriessche.
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 Steeplechase or Hi-way.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of February 28, 1975?
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- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
- A major tube train crash at Moorgate station, London kills 43 people.
- Istvan Kardos: Composer, dies at 83.
Which were the top hits in that special week of February 28, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - Best Of My Love
- Olivia Newton-John - Have You Never Been Mellow
- The Doobie Brothers - Black Water
- Frankie Valli - My Eyes Adored You
- Grand Funk - Some Kind Of Wonderful
- America - Lonely People
- AWB - Pick Up The Pieces
- LaBelle - Lady Marmalade (Voulez-Vous Coucher Avec Moi)
- Carole King - Nightingale
- Styx - Lady
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Shirley And Company - Shame, Shame, Shame
- Labelle - Lady Marmalade
- B.T. Express - Express
- Ohio Players - Fire
- Average White Band - Pick Up The Pieces
- Jackson 5 - I Am Love (Parts I & II)
- Ben E. King - Supernatural Thing - Part I
- George McCrae - I Get Lifted
- Sugar Billy - Super Duper Love - Part 1 (Are You Diggin' On Me)
- Nancy Wilson - You're As Right As Rain
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?