Wednesday May 28, 1975
US date format: 5/28/1975, UK date format: 28/5/1975
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 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 Gaël Leforestier and Charmaine Sheh.
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.
Love and Death, directed by Woody Allen, 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 Ovelha Negra.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Which were the important events of May 28, 1975?
- Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
- Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
- Bernard of Menthon
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- Soyuz 18 launched.
- The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
- The United Kingdom votes yes in a referendum to stay in the European Community.
Which were the top hits in that special week of May 28, 1975?
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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
Top #5 songs in the UK
Top #10 R&B songs
- Kool & The Gang - Spirit Of The Boogie
- Major Harris - Love Won't Let Me Wait
- Smokey Robinson - Baby That's Backatcha
- Gwen McCrae - Rockin' Chair
- The O'Jays - Give The People What They Want
- Ohio Players - I Want To Be Free
- The Stylistics - Thank You Baby
- Average White Band - Cut The Cake
- Barbara Mason - Shackin' Up
- Ron Banks And The Dramatics - Me And Mrs. Jones
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Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?
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Days to next May 28If May 28, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 3 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?