Sunday 4 May 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Pablo Ruiz in Buenos Aires and Laci Peterson.
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 Doctor Pong or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1975 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Pablo Ruiz in Buenos Aires: Argentina; Spanish singer.
- Laci Peterson: American homicide victim, Laci Peterson vanished between December 23 and Christmas Eve morning, 2002.
- Kimora Simmons: TV Actress.
- Moe Howard [Moses Horowitz]: Comedian (3 Stooges), dies at 77.
- Flyers 1-Isles 0-Semis-Flyers hold 3-0 lead-Isles held to 14 shots
- Maria Astrologes wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic.
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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