What Happened on May 8, 1975

Famous Birthdays

Enrique Iglesias (48 years old)

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

  • Gastón Mazzacane, Argentine racing driver

Jodhi May (48 years old)

British actress (A World Apart; Sister My Sister; The Other Boleyn Girl), born in Camden Town, London, England

  • Jussi Markkanen, Finnish ice hockey player
Born in 1975

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? 48 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) - Tony Orlando & Dawn
  • UK #1 Song: Oh Boy - Mud