Friday May 23, 1975
US date format: 5/23/1975, UK date format: 23/5/1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 23, 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 Kim Sung-soo and Michiel van den Bos.
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 Shark Jaws or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 23, 1975?
- World Turtle Day
- Saint Desiderius
- Saint Guibert of Gemblours
- Saint Montana
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 23, 1975?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Smokey Robinson - Baby That's Backatcha
- Kool & The Gang - Spirit Of The Boogie
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Joe Simon - Get Down, Get Down (Get On The Floor)
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
- Ohio Players - I Want To Be Free
- The Main Ingredient - Rolling Down A Mountainside
- The Stylistics - Thank You Baby
- The O'Jays - Give The People What They Want
- Barbara Mason - Shackin' Up
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 23If May 23, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 4 months, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 23 days.
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?
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What videogames would you be playing back in the days?
Frequently Asked Questions
What day of the week was on May 23, 1975?
On May 23, 1975 the day of the week was Friday.
What zodiac sign is May 23, 1975?
On May 23, 1975 the zodiac sign was Gemini.
Who was the US President on May 23, 1975?
On May 23, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 23, 1975?
On May 23, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).
Who was the Pope on May 23, 1975?
On May 23, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.
Which famous people are born on May 23, 1975?
On May 23, 1975 several famous people were born including, Kim Sung-soo, Michiel van den Bos.
Which famous people died on May 23, 1975?
Famous people died on May 23, 1975 include, Jackie "Moms" Mabley, Moms Mabley.
What was the number one song in May 23, 1975?
The number one song in the week of May 23, 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 23, 1975?
The top hits on May 23, 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.