Wednesday May 21, 1975

US date format: 5/21/1975, UK date format: 21/5/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see zodiac on May 21, 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 Laurent Robert and Lee Gaze. 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. Posse, directed by Kirk Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while You Can Get There From Here by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ovelha Negra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
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Events

  • Lowell W Perry confirmed as Chairman of Equal Opportunity Comm
  • Trial against Baader-Meinhof-group begins in Stuttgart

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Movies

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Chupke Chupke

Chupke Chupke

Directed by: Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Starring: Dharmendra, Sharmila Tagore, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bhaduri

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

Fox and His Friends

Fox and His Friends

Directed by: Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Starring: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Peter Chatel, Karlheinz Böhm, Adrian Hoven

Deep Red

Deep Red

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

Country: United States of America

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

Directed by: James F. Collier

Starring: Julie Harris, Jeannette Clift, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Rietty

TV Series

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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

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The London Programme

The London Programme

Starring: Trevor Phillips, Godfrey Hodgson, John Taylor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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You Can Get There From Here by Shirley MacLaine

You Can Get There From Here

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Immensely gifted with intelligence, curiosity, sensitivity, warmth, and a profound openness to people and places outside her own experience, Shirley MacLaine beings a very special quality of mind and heart to her acting, to her

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy

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"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury

The Promise Of Joy

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The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

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 21, 1975?

On May 21, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is May 21, 1975?

On May 21, 1975 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 21, 1975?

On May 21, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 21, 1975?

On May 21, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 21, 1975?

On May 21, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 21, 1975?

On May 21, 1975 several famous people were born including, Laurent Robert, Lee Gaze, Mark Zupan.

What was the number one song in May 21, 1975?

The number one song in the week of May 21, 1975 was Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire in US and Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette in UK.

What were the top hits on May 21, 1975?

The top hits on May 21, 1975 were Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire, 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.