Thursday May 15, 1975
US date format: 5/15/1975, UK date format: 15/5/1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 15, 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 Ray Lewis and Peter Iwers.
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 Hiding Place, directed by James F. Collier, 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 The Invisible Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 15, 1975?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
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- Emmy 2nd Daytime Award and Emmy News and Documentaries Award presentation
- Mayaguez incident: The American merchant ship Mayaguez, seized by Cambodian forces, is rescued by the U.S. Navy and Marines 38 Americans are killed.
- Sikkim accedes to India after a referendum.
- Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 15, 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
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- The Blackbyrds - Walking In Rhythm
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Ace - How Long
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
- B.J. Thomas - (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Smokey Robinson - Baby That's Backatcha
- Kool & The Gang - Spirit Of The Boogie
- Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes - Bad Luck (Part 1)
- Barry White - What Am I Gonna Do With You
- Bobby Womack - Check It Out
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- The Main Ingredient - Rolling Down A Mountainside
- The Stylistics - Thank You Baby
- Ohio Players - I Want To Be Free
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Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 15, 1975?
On May 15, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.
What zodiac sign is May 15, 1975?
On May 15, 1975 the zodiac sign was Taurus.
Who was the US President on May 15, 1975?
On May 15, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 15, 1975?
On May 15, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 15, 1975?
On May 15, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 15, 1975?
On May 15, 1975 several famous people were born including, Ray Lewis, Peter Iwers, Ales Michalevic.
What was the number one song in May 15, 1975?
The number one song in the week of May 15, 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 15, 1975?
The top hits on May 15, 1975 were He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn, Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender, Jackie Blue by Ozark Mountain Daredevils in US and Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette, Oh Boy by Mud, Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton in UK.