Thursday 22 May 1975
It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jaane Niinimaa and Cole Hauser in Santa Barbara.
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 Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching Cash and Company.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 22 May 1975 ?
- Saint Humilita
- Saint Rita of Cascia
- Victoria Day in Canada
- World Biodiversity Day.
- Republic of Yemen - National Day.
- National Heroes Day in Sri Lanka.
- National Maritime Day in the United States.()
- Saint Atto
- Saint Emile
- Saint Fulk
- Saint Lupus
- Saint Romanus
- Saint Julia
- Saint Renata of Bavaria
- Jaane Niinimaa: Raahe, Finland -- NHL defenseman (Finland Olympics - Bronze - 98, Flyers).
- Cole Hauser in Santa Barbara: California; actor (Randy - High Incident).
- Salva Ballesta: Spanish footballer and manager.
- Tracy Brookshaw: American professional wrestler and valet.
- Janne Niinimaa: Finnish ice hockey player.
- The first legal numbers game in the USA is New Jersey State Lottery's "Pick-it", in which players choose their own 3-digit number in a daily drawing.
- 8th ABA Championship: Kentucky Colonels beat Indiana Pacers, 4 games to 1.
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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