What Happened on May 27, 1975

Historical Events

Album Release

Paul McCartney & Wings release their "Venus and Mars" album

  • Stanley Cup Final, The Aud, Buffalo, NY: Philadelphia Flyers win back-to-back titles; shutting out Buffalo Sabres, 2-0 for a 4-2 series win; goaltender Bernie Parent wins 2nd consecutive Conn Smyth trophy as playoff MVP
  • Worst motor vehicle disaster in UK; brakes fail on a bus full of elderly women and it plunges 17 feet off the road at Dibble's Bridge, Yorkshire, killing 33; a similar accident occurred there killing 11 in 1925
1975 History

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ© 3000 [Benjamin], American rapper (Outkast), and actor, born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Jadakiss [Jason Phillips], American rapper (The Lox), born in Yonkers, New York
  • Jamie Oliver, British chef and television personality, born in Claverling, England
  • Michael Hussey, Australian cricketer
  • ZP Theart, British heavy metal rock singer and musician (DragonForce; Skid Row), born in Clanwilliam, South Africa
Born in 1975

Famous Deaths

Ezzard CharlesEzzard Charles (1921-1975)

American world heavyweight boxing champion (1949-51), dies of ALS at 53

About May 27, 1975

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 48 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Before The Next Teardrop Falls - Freddy Fender
  • UK #1 Song: Stand By Your Man - Tammy Wynette