Sunday 11 May 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Coby Bell and Francisco Cordero.
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 Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
French Connection II, directed by John Frankenheimer, 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 PS - Geschichten ums Auto.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 11 May 1975 ?
- Saint Francis of Girolamo
- Saint Estella
- Holiday of the City of Miskolc (since 1992).
- Saint Odilo of Cluny
- Saint Majolus of Cluny
- Saint James Walworth
- Blessed John Rochester
- Saint Bertilla
- Saint Gengou Gangulphus
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saint Mamertus, first of the Ice Saints
- Roman Empire - Feast of the Lemures (See Larvae).
- Saint Gauthier of Esterp
- Coby Bell: American actor.
- Francisco Cordero: Dominican-American baseball player.
- Ziad Jarrah: Lebanese terrorist hijacker of United Airlines Flight 93 (d. 2001).
- Flyers 1-Isles 2 - Semifinals - Series tied at 3 games
- Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Lady Tara Golf Classic.
- Israel signs an agreement with European Economic Market.
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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