On This Day

What Happened on May 8, 1975

Famous Birthdays

Enrique Iglesias

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

  • Gastón Mazzacane, Argentine racing driver
  • Jussi Markkanen, Finnish ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Avery Brundage, American businessman (5th President International Olympic Committee 1952-72), dies at 87
1975 Highlights

About May 8, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 46 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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