Monday 12 May 1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 12 May 1975 ?
- Saint Epiphanius
- Saint Domitilla
- Day of Finnishness in Finland; Commemoration day of J. V. Snellman.
- International Nurses Day
- Saint Modoald
- Buddhism in Sri Lanka, Thailand - Visakha Bucha. (2006) 
- Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut (Israeli Independence Day) for 2005: the observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
- Blessed Imelda
- Saint Pancras (died 304), second of the Ice Saints
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Saints Achilleus and Nereus
- Saint Joan of Portugal
- Jonah Lomu: New Zealander legendary Rugby Union Player with endorsements for US products.
- Miriam Pielhau: German television and radio presenter.
- Simona Torretta: Italian volunteer relief worker, who with her colleague, Simona Pari, was kidnapped in broad daylight from her home in Iraq on 7th september, 2004 in Iraq.
- Lawrence Phillips: running back (Saint Louis Rams).
- US merchant ship Mayaguez seized by Cambodian forces.
- Mayaguez incident: the Cambodian navy seizes the American merchant ship SS Mayaguez in international waters.
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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)
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Ace - How Long
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
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