Saturday 3 May 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Maksim Mrvica and Valentino Lanus.
In that special week of May 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.
Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Girls of Slender Means.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Shark Jaws.
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Which were the important events of 3 May 1975 ?
- Saint Apostle James the Lesser
- Black Madonna of Cz?stochowa Queen and Protector of Poland (since April 1, 1656)
- Antonia and Alexander (martyrs of 313)
- Saint Emily Bicchiere (1238 - 1314
- Saints Eventius and Alexander, Saint Theodulus (martyrs of 119)
- Saint Ansfrid (c. 1008)
- Saint Alexander I
- Saint Apostle Philip
- Feast of the Finding of the Holy Cross, aka the Invention of the True Cross.
- Discoflux (Discordianism).
- Constitution Day in Poland and Japan.
- World Press Freedom Day.
- Saint Juvenalis (d. 376)
- Maksim Mrvica: Croatian pianist.
- Valentino Lanus: Mexican actor.
- Courtney Schultz: American noted family, the daughter of comedienne Vicki Lawrence and her husband Alvin Schultz.
- Christina Hendricks: American actress.
- Dule Hill: American actor.
- Samuel Gonard: chairman (International Red Cross), dies at age 78.
- 101st Kentucky Derby: Jacinto Vasquez on Foolish Pleasure wins 2:02.
- Christa Vahlensieck runs female world record marathon (2:40:15.8).
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1975 ?
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
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