Sunday 25 May 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of May people in US were listening to Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire.
In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
The Wicker Man, directed by Robin Hardy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
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- Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
- Saint Reinolf
- Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
- Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
- Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
- Towel Day, in memory of Douglas Adams, is observed in ?
- The Ascension, one of the great feasts in the Christian liturgical calendar
- Saint Bede the Venerable (died 735)
- Saint Frederic
- Saint Augustine of Canterbury
- Saint Bruno of Wnrzburg
- The former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia - Day of Youth
- Saint Hildebert
- Chad, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe - African Liberation Day
- Officially declared Carrie Underwood Day in Oklahoma for her winning American Idol
- Jordan - National Day/Arab Renaissance Day (1946)
- Africa Day commemorating the 1963 fouding of he AU's precursor, OAU
- United States - Memorial Day/Decoration Day, a legal holiday (1868)
- Lebanon, Liberation Day (1999)
- Saint Pope Gregory VII (died 1085)
- Lauryn Hill: American singer.
- Adam Saathoff in Tuscon: Arizona; running target (Olympics-1996).
- Keiko Fujimori: Peruvian Fujimorista politician, daughter of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori and Susana Higuchi.
- Roles Triplets: Australian triplets born prematurely and blind; they were raised by their loving parents and their mother fought hard to win them a mainstream education.
- Blaise Nkufo: Congolese-Swiss footballer.
- 29th NBA Championship: Golden State Warriors sweep Washington Bullets in four games.
- Joanne Carner wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic.
- Indianapolis 500: Bobby Unser wins for a second time in a rain-shorted 174 lap, 435ampnbspmile (696ampnbspkm) race.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Ace - How Long
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
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