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April 12th, 1975...

Today is Saturday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Philadelphia Freedom"
by Elton John Band

In the UK:
"Bye Bye Baby"
by The Bay City Rollers
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: World Leaders

(TIME Cover: April the 7th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 12th of April:

599 BC - Mahavira, founder of Jainism (d. 527 BC)
812 - Muhammad at-Taqi, Arabian Shia Imam (d. 835)
1577 - Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648)
1869 - Henri Désiré Landru, French serial killer (d. 1922)
1940 - Herbie Hancock, American pianist and composer
1948 - Joschka Fischer, Foreign Minister of Germany
1978 - Guy Berryman, British musician (Coldplay)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1975

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

Soviet nuclear physicist

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1975 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1975

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
directed by Milos Forman
with Jack Nicholson (Randle Patrick McMurphy), Brad Dourif (Billy Bibbit) andLouise Fletcher (Nurse Mildred Ratched)

Designed in 1975

The VP Globe
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Roger Daltry / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 184, April 10, 1975



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