Thursday May 08, 1975
US date format: 5/8/1975, UK date format: 8/5/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 8, 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 Enrique Iglesias and Gaston Mazzacane.
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 Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
The Return of the Pink Panther, directed by Blake Edwards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Invisible Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 08, 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)
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 08, 1975?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Smokey Robinson - Baby That's Backatcha
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Bad Luck (Part 1)
- Kool & The Gang - Spirit Of The Boogie
- The Temptations - Shakey Ground
- Bobby Womack - Check It Out
- Bloodstone - My Little Lady
- Al Green - L-O-V-E (Love)
- The Main Ingredient - Rolling Down A Mountainside
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?