Friday 2 May 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mark Johnson and Murray William Burdan in Wellington.
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.
Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Girls of Slender Means.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 2 May 1975 ?
- Saint Zoe
- Saint Mafalda
- Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
- Saint Germanus
- Saints Exuperius and Zoe
- Saint Boris
- Saint Athanasius
- Indonesia - Indonesia National Education Day
- Iran - Teacher's Day
- Slovenia - second day of Labour Day
- Madrid Region - Day of the Region.
- Bah�'f Faith: Last day of the Festival of Ridv�n
- Poland - Flag Day, an official holiday to honour the Flag of Poland
- saint tsar Boris
- Mark Johnson: Dayton, Ohio -- Baseball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Murray William Burdan in Wellington: New Zealand; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
- Eva Santolaria: Spanish actress.
- David Beckham: British soccer player with movie-star good looks and pop-star appeal, Beckham has been called the best footballer in England and perhaps the best in Europe.
- Christophe Kempé: French handball player, winner of the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
- Apple Records closes down.
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)
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Sammy Johns - Chevy Van
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
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