Thursday May 01, 1975

US date format: 5/1/1975, UK date format: 1/5/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 1, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Marc-Vivien Foé and Mathieu Simonet. 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. Fox and His Friends, directed by Rainer Werner Fassbinder, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Invisible Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or pedit5.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint James the Less.
  • Saint Sigismund of Burgundy.
  • Saint Florine
  • Saint Augustin Schoeffer
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Events

  • Islander Parise and Potvin score within 14 seconds in playoffs Flyers 5-Isles 4 - Semifinals - Flyers hold 2-0 lead

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Movies

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Fox and His Friends

Fox and His Friends

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm, Adrian Hoven

Hester Street

Hester Street

Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver

Starring: Steven Keats, Carol Kane, Mel Howard, Dorrie Kavanaugh

Moonrunners

Moonrunners

Directed by: Gy Waldron

Starring: James Mitchum, Kiel Martin, Arthur Hunnicutt, Chris Forbes

The Day of the Locust

The Day of the Locust

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Mandingo

Mandingo

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Edward the King

Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Good Neighbors

Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

Rutland Weekend Television

Rutland Weekend Television

Starring: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, David Battley, Henry Woolf

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Close to Home

Close to Home

Days to next May 01

If May 01, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 5 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury

The Promise Of Joy

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The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

A Month Of Sundays by John Updike

A Month Of Sundays

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In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace.

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 01, 1975?

On May 01, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is May 01, 1975?

On May 01, 1975 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 01, 1975?

On May 01, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 01, 1975?

On May 01, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 01, 1975?

On May 01, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 01, 1975?

On May 01, 1975 several famous people were born including, Marc-Vivien Foé, Mathieu Simonet, Austin Croshere.

What was the number one song in May 01, 1975?

The number one song in the week of May 01, 1975 was He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn in US and Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers in UK.

What were the top hits on May 01, 1975?

The top hits on May 01, 1975 were He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn, (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas, Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender in US and Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers, Fox On The Run by The Sweet, Love Me Love My Dog by Peter Shelley in UK.


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