What Happened on May 23, 1975

Historical Events

  • 28th Cannes Film Festival: "Chronicle of the Years of Fire" directed by Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina wins the Palme d'Or

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Sung-soo, South Korean actor
  • Vincent Goossens, soccer player (Dordrecht '90)
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

  • Jackie Moms Mabley, American comedian and actress (Amazing Grace), dies at 81
1975 Highlights

About May 23, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Shining Star - Earth, Wind & Fire
  • UK #1 Song: Stand By Your Man - Tammy Wynette