What Happened on August 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Phillies 1st 8 batters get hits for a record, beat Cubs 13-5

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Stevie Wonder signs $13M contract with Motown

Singer-Songwriter Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder

Famous Birthdays

  • Ami Foster, actress (Margaux-Punky Brewster)
  • Antony Cotton, English actor
  • Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist (Apocalyptica)
  • Erin Gingrich, Yuma Arizona, Miss America-Arizona (1997)

Famous Weddings

  • Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (25) weds Elissa Jerret