Monday 26 May 1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Christopher Lindsey Donaldson in Dunedin and Lauryn Hill.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender.
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.
On TV people were watching Cash and Company.
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 26 May 1975 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Christopher Lindsey Donaldson in Dunedin: New Zealand; 100 metre/200 metre runner (Olympics-1996).
- Lauryn Hill: R&B Singer.
- Nicki Aycox: American actress.
- Kwasi Kwarteng: English historian and politician.
- Travis Lee: San Diego, California -- Baseball 1st baseman (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Suat Suna: Turkish singer-songwriter and producer
- Tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Ace - How Long
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
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