Friday May 09, 1975

US date format: 5/9/1975, UK date format: 9/5/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 9, 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 Sihem Habchi and Tamia Hill. 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..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Russia and some other parts of the former Soviet Union ? Victory Day as the end of the "Great Patriotic War".
  • Our Lady of Flanders
  • Saint Tudi
  • Saint Pachomius (died 346)
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Events

  • Brian Oldfield shot puts 22.86 m (world record)
  • Flyers 1-Isles 5 - Semifinals - Flyers hold 3-2 lead

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Movies

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The Return of the Pink Panther

The Return of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

The Wind and the Lion

The Wind and the Lion

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith, John Huston

Country: United States of America

French Connection II

French Connection II

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson, Philippe Léotard

Country: United States of America

The Eiger Sanction

The Eiger Sanction

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee, Jack Cassidy

Country: United States of America

Lips of Blood

Lips of Blood

Directed by: Jean Rollin

Starring: Jean-Loup Philippe, Annie Belle, Natalie Perrey, Martine Grimaud

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

PS - Geschichten ums Auto

PS - Geschichten ums Auto

Starring: Liane Hielscher, Peter Petran, Carlo Schultheiss, Paolo Frassica

The Norman Gunston Show

The Norman Gunston Show

Starring: Garry McDonald, Max Rowley

Country: Australia

Days to next May 09

If May 09, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 4 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 12 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

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Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

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.

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

By:

Bermuda Triangle

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on May 09, 1975?

On May 09, 1975 the day of the week was Friday.

What zodiac sign is May 09, 1975?

On May 09, 1975 the zodiac sign was Taurus.

Who was the US President on May 09, 1975?

On May 09, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 09, 1975?

On May 09, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 09, 1975?

On May 09, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 09, 1975?

On May 09, 1975 several famous people were born including, Sihem Habchi, Tamia , Tamia Hill.

Which famous people died on May 09, 1975?

Famous people died on May 09, 1975 include, Philip Dorn.

What was the number one song in May 09, 1975?

The number one song in the week of May 09, 1975 was He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn in US and Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette in UK.

What were the top hits on May 09, 1975?

The top hits on May 09, 1975 were He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn, Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender, (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas in US and Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette, Oh Boy by Mud, Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton in UK.


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