Wednesday July 30, 1975
US date format: 7/30/1975, UK date format: 30/7/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on July 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 Toinette Laquière and Charles Jaynes.
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 dnd or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of July 30, 1975?
- Vanuatu - Independence Day
- St. Julitta (a martyr)
- St. Sennen
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Abdon
- Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa disappears in suburban Detroit, Illinois.
- Jimmy Hoffa disappears from the parking lot of the Machus Red Fox restaurant in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, at about 2:30 p.m. He is never seen or heard from again, and will be declared legally dead on this date in 1982.
- The Troubles: three members of a popular cabaret band and two gunmen are killed during a botched paramilitary attack in Northern Ireland (see Miami Showband killings).
Which were the top hits in that special week of July 30, 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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?