Wednesday April 30, 1975
US date format: 4/30/1975, UK date format: 30/4/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 30, 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 Johnny Galecki and David Moncoutié.
In that special week of April people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn.
In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits.
Fox and His Friends, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Invisible Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of April 30, 1975?
- Sweden - Birthday of King Carl XVI Gustav, an official flag day.
- Mexico - Children's Day.
- The Netherlands - Queen's Day.
- Saint Pope Pius V
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- Fall of Saigon (or Liberation of Saigon from the Communist perspective): Communist forces gain control of Saigon. The Vietnam War formally ends with the unconditional surrender of South Vietnamese president Duong Van Minh.
Which were the top hits in that special week of April 30, 1975?
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Top #10 songs in the USA
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- The Temptations - Shakey Ground
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Bloodstone - My Little Lady
- Smokey Robinson - Baby That's Backatcha
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Bad Luck (Part 1)
- Michael Jackson - We're Almost There
- Al Green - L-O-V-E (Love)
- Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Once You Get Started
- Bobby Womack - Check It Out
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?