What Happened on May 9, 1975

Historical Events

  • Brian Oldfield shot puts 22.86 m ('unofficial' world record, due to his professional status) in El Paso, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Deegan, American freestyle motocross cyclist, born in Omaha, Nebraska
  • Chris Diamantopoulos, Canadian actor (The Three Stooges; Silicon Valley), and cartoon Voice (Mickey Mouse, 2013-present), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • Tamia [Washington], Canadian R&B, hiphop, and pop singer, born in Windsor, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Philip Dorn, Dutch actor (Enemy Agent; I Remember Mama), dies of a heart attack at 73
1975 Highlights

About May 9, 1975

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 47 years, 4 months and 28 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