Thursday 8 May 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Gaston Mazzacane and Enrique Iglesias.
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 The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Rutland Weekend Television.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 8 May 1975 ?
- Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
- Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
- Parents' Day in South Korea
- Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
- VE Day
- World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day
- Saint Ida of Nivelles
- Gaston Mazzacane: Argentine racing driver.
- Enrique Iglesias: Spanish singer, the son of famed heartthrob Julio Iglesias but appealing to the next generation, a superstar in his own right.
- Jussi Markkanen: Finnish ice hockey player.
- Gastón Mazzacane: Argentinian race car driver.
- Dmitri Ustritski: Estonian footballer.
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
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- Elton John - Philadelphia Freedom
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- Leo Sayer - Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance)
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
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Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?