On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1975

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEnrique Iglesias

Enrique Iglesias, Spanish singer-songwriter and King of Latin Pop (Bailamos, Hero), born in Madrid, Spain

King of Latin Pop Enrique Iglesias
King of Latin Pop
Enrique Iglesias
  • Gastón Mazzacane, Argentine racing driver
  • Jussi Markkanen, Finnish ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Avery Brundage, CEO (Intl Olympic Committee, 1952-72), dies at 87
1975 Highlights

About May 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 45 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Taurus