Sunday June 29, 1975
US date format: 6/29/1975, UK date format: 29/6/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 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 Maria José Rienda Contreras and Monica Estarreado.
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 Steeplechase or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of June 29, 1975?
- The Netherlands - Veterans Day.
- Feast of Saints Peter and Paul (also a local holiday in Rome, of which they are patron saints)
- Seychelles - Independence Day.
- 3rd du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): JoAnne Carner
- 20.57 cm (8.10 inches) of rainfall, Litchville, North Dakota (state 24-hour record).
Which were the top hits in that special week of June 29, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- The Captain and Tennille - Love Will Keep Us Together
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
- Michael Murphey - Wildfire
- Jessi Colter - I'm Not Lisa
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Van McCoy - The Hustle
- Wings - Listen To What The Man Said
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Pilot - Magic
- AWB - Cut The Cake
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- The Moments - Look At Me (I'm In Love)
- The O'Jays - Give The People What They Want
- Commodores - Slippery When Wet
- Van McCoy And The Soul City Symphony - The Hustle
- Michael Jackson - Just A Little Bit Of You
- Gladys Knight And The Pips - The Way We Were/try To Remember
- The Spinners - Sadie
- Labelle - What Can I Do For You?
- Syl Johnson - Take Me To The River
- The Impressions - Sooner Or Later
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?