Tuesday 27 May 1975
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jadakiss and Andre 3000.
In that special week of May people in US were listening to Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender.
In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits.
The Wicker Man, directed by Robin Hardy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975
while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey 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 Shark Jaws.
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Which were the important events of 27 May 1975 ?
- Mother's Day in Bolivia (Dfa de la Madre)
- Bruno, Bishop of Wnrzburg
- Pope John I
- Saint Julius the Veteran
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Venerable Bede
- Lag Ba'omer in Judaism (2005)
- Children's Day in Nigeria
- Jadakiss : American rapper (D-Block).
- Andre 3000: Rapper.
- Jamie Oliver: English chef and television personality.
- André 3000: American rapper producer and actor (OutKast).
- Michael Hussey: Australian cricketer.
- Feryal Özel: Turkish astrophysicist astronomer and academic
- Ezzard Charles: heavyweight boxing champion (1949-51), dies in Chicago, Illinois, at age 53.
- Paul McCartney releases Venus & Mars
- Stanley Cup: Philadelphia Flyers beat Buffalo Sabres, 4 games to 2
- The Dibble's Bridge coach crash near Grassington, North Yorkshire, England kills 32 : the highest ever death toll in a road accident in the United Kingdom.
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Which were the top hits in that special week of May 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Freddy Fender - Before The Next Teardrop Falls
- John Denver - Thank God I'm A Country Boy
- Ace - How Long
- Carpenters - Only Yesterday
- America - Sister Golden Hair
- Grand Funk - Bad Time
- Chicago - Old Days
- Earth, Wind & Fire - Shining Star
- Paul Anka - I Don't Like To Sleep Alone
- Linda Ronstadt - When Will I Be Loved
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