October 19th, 1975, fell on a Sunday. It was day 292 of 1975. The decade was the 1970s.
45 years, 5 months and 30 days have passed since October 19th, 1975.
Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on October 19th, 1975:
The date is October 19th, 1975 and it's a Sunday. Anyone born today will have the star sign Libra. Currently, people are enjoying their weekend.
The summer is long gone. Temperatures have started to become much cooler and the evenings are beginning to get darker. Fallen leaves have carpeted driveways, lawns, pathways and sidewalks and there's a fresh earthy scent in the ear. In America, the song Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka is on top of the singles charts.
Over in the UK, Hold Me Close by David Essex is the number one hit song. Gerald Ford is currently the President of the United States and Harold Wilson is the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. In fashion, the hippie look from the 1960s and early 1970s has disappeared. The disco look is beginning to take off. Women are wearing t-shirts, khaki pants, mood rings, kimonos and flare jumpsuits. Meanwhile, men are wearing velvet sports coats, slogan t-shirts, flannel, frilly shirts, jeans and khaki chinos.
Because it's 1975, the music charts are being dominated by the likes of Billy Swan, 10cc, Alain Barriere, Morris Albert, the Salsoul Orchestra, Captain & Tennille, Elton John and David Bowie. On TV, people are watching popular shows such as "Columbo.", "The Mary Tyler Moore Show", "All in the Family" and "McMillan & Wife". Meanwhile, gamers are playing titles such as "Pong", "Space Race", "Tank" and "Pursuit".
Kids and teenagers are watching TV shows such as "Captain Kangaroo", "All in the Family", "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "Happy Days". If you're a kid or a teenager, then you're probably playing with toys such as "Etch A Sketch", "Kenner SSP Racers", "Dungeons & Dragons" and "Pet Rock".
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Billboard-topping music artists in 1975 included The Eagles, The Elton John Band, Glen Campbell, John Denver, KC and the Sunshine Band, Stevie Wonder, Frankie Valli, Minnie Riperton, The Bee Gees and Freddy Fender.
"American women" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1975. This cover symbolized the new consciousness of women and their changing roles in American society.
Movies released in 1975 included Jaws, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Dog Day Afternoon, Shampoo, The Return of the Pink Panther, Funny Lady, The Apple Dumpling Gang, "Aloha, Bobby and Rose", The Other Side of the Mountain, Barry Lyndon, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Death Race 2000.
"Send in the Clowns" by Judy Collins would go on to win a Grammy for 1975's Song of the Year.
"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1975.
In 1975, the best soccer players were Oleg Blokhin, Franz Beckenbauer, Johan Cruyff, Berti Vogts, Sepp Maier, Ruud Geels, Jupp Heynckes, Paul Breitner, Colin Todd and Dudu Georgescu.
The best NBA players in 1975 were Bob McAdoo, Rick Barry, Elvin Hayes, Nate Archibald and Walt Frazier.
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