Saturday June 28, 1975

US date format: 6/28/1975, UK date format: 28/6/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Ning Baizura and Jon Nodtveidt. 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 Panther or Gun Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast of St Irenaeus of Lyon
  • Vidovdan, Orthodox religious holiday commemorating St. Vitus
  • National Handshake Day

Events

  • David Bowie releases Fame
  • Golfer Lee Trevino is struck by lightning at Western Open (Illinois).

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Movies

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Smile

Smile

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

The Apple Dumpling Gang

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

That's the Way of the World

That's the Way of the World

Directed by: Sig Shore

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Ed Nelson, Cynthia Bostick, Bert Parks

Cooley High

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis

Country: United States of America

Rollerball

Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Ben Hall

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Joey & Dad

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States of America

Days to next June 28

If June 28, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

A Month Of Sundays by John Updike

A Month Of Sundays

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In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on June 28, 1975?

On June 28, 1975 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is June 28, 1975?

On June 28, 1975 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on June 28, 1975?

On June 28, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on June 28, 1975?

On June 28, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on June 28, 1975?

On June 28, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on June 28, 1975?

On June 28, 1975 several famous people were born including, Ning Baizura, Chad Green, Jon Nodtveidt.

Which famous people died on June 28, 1975?

Famous people died on June 28, 1975 include, Rod Serling, Serge Reding, Konstantinos Apostolos Doxiadis.

What was the number one song in June 28, 1975?

The number one song in the week of June 28, 1975 was Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille in US and Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle in UK.

What were the top hits on June 28, 1975?

The top hits on June 28, 1975 were Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille, When Will I Be Loved by Linda Ronstadt, Wildfire by Michael Murphey in US and Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle, I'm Not In Love by 10cc, Three Steps To Heaven by Showaddywaddy in UK.


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