On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 1975

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Smertin, Russian soccer midfielder/executive (55 caps; Zarya Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Bordeaux), born in Barnaul, Russia
  • Austin Croshere, American basketball forward (Indiana Pacers) and broadcaster (Fox Sports Indiana Pacers analyst), born in Los Angeles, California

Person of interestJodhi May

Jodhi May, British actress (A World Apart, The Other Boleyn Girl), born in London, England

Actress Jodhi May
Actress
Jodhi May
  • Marc-Vivien FoĆ©, Cameroon soccer midfielder (62 caps; collapsed during international match, died; Lens, West Ham, Lyon), born in Yaounde, Cameroon (d. 2003)
1975 Highlights

About May 1, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 7 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus