Monday 19 May 1975
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro and Christelle Gros.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire.
In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
The Wind and the Lion, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Looking for Clancy.
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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- National Hug-Your-Cat Day
- NASCAR Day USA.(2006)
- Commemoration of Pontian Greeks Genocide in Greece.
- Commemoration of Atatnrk, Youth and Sports Day in Turkey (1919).
- Theophilus of Corte
- Peter Celestine
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Dunstan
- Mitsutoshi Shimabukuro
- Christelle Gros
- Pretinha : Brazilian footballer.
- Masanobu Ando: Japanese actor.
- London Fletcher: American football player.
- Josh Paul: American baseball player and manager.
- Jonas Renkse: Swedish singer-songwriter guitarist and producer (Katatonia Bloodbath and October Tide).
- Delma Goncalves: Brazilian footballer.
- Li Tobler: Swiss actress (Born 1948).
- 27th Emmy Awards: Mary Tyler Moore Show, Robert Blake and Jean Marsh
- Junko Tabei is 1st woman to climb to the top of Mount Everest
- Farm truck packed with wedding party struck by a train, killing 66 in truck, 40 miles south of Poona, India.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- Ozark Mountain Daredevils - Jackie Blue
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Ace - How Long
- Tony Orlando and Dawn - He Don't Love You (Like I Love You)
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
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