Monday 5 May 1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christine Buschur and Tamia .
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 Rutland Weekend Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 May 1975 ?
- Martyrs Neophytos, Gaius and Gaianus
- Euthymios the Wonderworker
- Barlaam of Serpukhov
- Martin and Heraclius of Illyria
- Eulogios the Confessor
- New Martyr Ephraim of Nea Makri
- Albania: Martyrs' Day.
- Great Martyr Irene
- Roly Poly of Georgia.
- Saint Aventinus (d. 1189)
- Ethiopia: Liberation Day (1941).
- International Midwives Day.
- Adrian of Monzensk
- South Korea: Children's Day.
- Guyana: Indian Immigration Day (1838).
- Council of Europe: Europe Day.
- International No Pants Day.
- Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea and Taiwan (2006): Buddha's Birthday.
- Japan: Tango no Sekku (Boy's Day) or Kodomo no hi (Children's Day).
- Mexico and (informally) the United States: Cinco de Mayo (1862).
- Christine Buschur: Eagle River, Alaska -- Miss America - Alaska (1997).
- Tamia : American R'n'B singer who has worked with Baby Face, Slow James, and Gladys Knight on her LP "Missing You.
- Raheem Devaughn: R&B Singer.
- Meb Keflezighi: American runner.
- Pulitzer prize awarded to Michael Shaara (Killer Angels)
- The Busch Gardens Williamsburg Theme Park opens in Virginia.
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)
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
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