Friday 29 August 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Dante Basco and Juan Diego Botto.
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.
The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, 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 Chto? Gde? Kogda?.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Pursuit.
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Which were the important events of 29 August 1975 ?
- The first day of Thoth - which is the first day of the Egyptian calendar. Thoth is the Ibis-headed god of knowledge.
- Slovakia - Slovak National Uprising Day (1944, against the Nazis)
- Eastern Orthodox Christianity and Roman Catholic Church commemorate the beheading of John the Baptist with a feast day
- 1997 - Judgment Day, from the movie Terminator 2: Judgment Day
- Official Yakiniku Day in Japan as proclaimed by the All Japan Yakiniku Association.
- Dante Basco: Filipino/American actor.
- Juan Diego Botto: Argentine-Spanish actor.
- Juan Botto: Argentinian-Spanish actor.
- Kyle Cook: American singer-songwriter and guitarist (Matchbox 20 and The New Left).
- Star in Cygnus goes nova becoming fourth brightest in sky.
Which were the top hits in that special week of August 1975 ?
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)
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