Friday May 16, 1975US date format: 5/16/1975, UK date format: 16/5/1975
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It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Tony Kakko and Tonex.
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 A Month Of Sundays by John Updike was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Invisible Man.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 16 May 1975
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Which were the important events of 16 May 1975 ?
- Saint HonorT of Amiens
- Saint Andrew Bobola
- Saint Ubaldus
- Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
- Saint Simon Stock
- Saint John Nepomuk or John Nepomucene (1330 - 1393)
- Saint Brendan the Navigator - also in the Irish Calendar.
- Teacher's Day in Malaysia.
- Tony Kakko: Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sonata Arctica and Northern Kings).
- Ray Lewis: Athlete.
- Tonex: American singer.
- Kelly Kainz: British/Austrian professional dancer.
- BSlade : American singer-songwriter producer and actor.
- Wings release Listen to What the Man Said in the UK
- Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
- India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state holds a referendum in which the popular vote is in favor of merging with India.
- Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
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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
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire
- 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 #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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