Sunday August 31, 1975
US date format: 8/31/1975, UK date format: 31/8/1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 31, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Sara Ramirez and Raleigh Roundtree.
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.
It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, directed by John Trent, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The New Tom & Jerry Show.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of August 31, 1975?
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Which were the top hits in that special week of August 31, 1975?
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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)
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Graham Central Station - Your Love
- KC And The Sunshine Band - Get Down Tonight
- New Birth - Dream Merchant
- The Pointer Sisters - How Long (Betcha' Got A Chick On The Side)
- Earth, Wind & Fire - That's The Way Of The World
- Tavares - It Only Takes A Minute
- Crown Heights Affair - Dreaming A Dream
- Jackie Moore - Make Me Feel Like A Woman
- The Temptations - Glasshouse
- Jeannie Reynolds - The Phones Been Jumping All Day
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