What Happened on August 5, 1975

Historical Events

  • Philadelphia Phillies create MLB record when first 8 batters get hits off Bill Bonham, beat Cubs 13-5

Contract of Interest

Stevie Wonder signs a 7-year, 7 album, with $13 million advance contract with Motown Records

Famous Birthdays

  • Antony Cotton, English actor (Coronation Street), born in Bury, England
  • Eicca Toppinen, Finnish cellist (Apocalyptica), born in, Vantaa, Finland
  • St├ęphanie Szostak, French-American Actress (Dinner for Schmucks; A Million Little Things), born in Paris, France
Born in 1975

Famous Weddings

  • Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry (25) weds Elissa Jerret

About August 5, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 9 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jive Talkin' - Bee Gees
  • UK #1 Song: Barbados - Typically Tropical