Saturday May 24, 1975

US date format: 5/24/1975, UK date format: 24/5/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 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 Will Sasso and Yannis Goumas. 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 Crash 'N Score or Jet Fighter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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Events

  • Dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain an F-16 fighter jet.

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Movies

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Posse

Posse

Directed by: Kirk Douglas

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins, James Stacy

Las Vegas Lady

Las Vegas Lady

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

Starring: Stella Stevens, Stuart Whitman, George DiCenzo, Lynne Moody

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

Directed by: James F. Collier

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

Switchblade Sisters

Switchblade Sisters

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Robbie Lee, Joanne Nail, Monica Gayle, Asher Brauner

Emilienne

Emilienne

Directed by: Guy Casaril

Starring: Betty Mars, Pierre Oudrey, Nathalie Guérin, Marc Ariche

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TV Series

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Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

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

Akuma no youna aitsu

Akuma no youna aitsu

Days to next May 24

If May 24, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 5 months, 1 day old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 29 days.
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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?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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 24, 1975?

On May 24, 1975 the day of the week was Saturday.

What zodiac sign is May 24, 1975?

On May 24, 1975 the zodiac sign was Gemini.

Who was the US President on May 24, 1975?

On May 24, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 24, 1975?

On May 24, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on May 24, 1975?

On May 24, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on May 24, 1975?

On May 24, 1975 several famous people were born including, Will Sasso, Katie King, Yannis Goumas.

What was the number one song in May 24, 1975?

The number one song in the week of May 24, 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 24, 1975?

The top hits on May 24, 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.


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