Tuesday July 29, 1975
US date format: 7/29/1975, UK date format: 29/7/1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 29, 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 Laetitia Pesenti and Meret Burger.
In that special week of July people in US were listening to One Of These Nights by Eagles.
In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits.
Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 29, 1975?
- Ford became 1st US President to visit Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz
- Military coup by General Mohammed / President Jakubu Gowon fired
- Gerald Ford becomes first US president to visit German concentration camp Auschwitz in Poland.
- James [Benjamin] Blish: Sci-fi Author (Star Trek Reader), dies...
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 29, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Eagles - One Of These Nights
- 10cc - I'm Not In Love
- Bee Gees - Jive Talkin'
- Olivia Newton-John - Please Mr. Please
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Elton John - Someone Saved My Life Tonight
- Melissa Manchester - Midnight Blue
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
- Tony Camillo's Bazuka - Dynomite-Part I
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Isley Brothers - Fight The Power Part 1
- MFSB - Sexy
- Sharon Paige and Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Hope That We Can Be Together Soon
- Ben E. King - Do It In The Name Of Love
- Gary Toms Empire - 7-6-5-4-3-2-1 (Blow Your Whistle)
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- Jackson 5 - Forever Came Today
- Barry White - I'll Do For You Anything You Want Me To
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