2nd of May, 1975

The 2nd of May, 1975, fell on a Friday. Day 122 of 1975. Decade: 1970s.

44 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 2nd of May, 1975.


Born On This Date

People who were born on this exact date:

  • Born on this exact date: David Beckham: Soccer player.


Music Singles

Songs that were on top of the music singles charts in the USA and the United Kingdom on the 2nd of May, 1975:

  • United States: He Don't Love You - Tony Orlando & Dawn
  • United Kingdom: Oh Boy - Mud

News Topics, Fads & Culture

Trending news stories and fads that were prevalent throughout this time period. These are news stories and events that would have been in the media on the 2nd of May, 1975.

  • 1975 in music.

    Billboard-topping music artists in 1975 included The Eagles, The Elton John Band, Glen Campbell, John Denver, KC and the Sunshine Band, Stevie Wonder, Frankie Valli, Minnie Riperton, The Bee Gees and Freddy Fender.

  • Judy Collins - "Send in the Clowns"

    "Send in the Clowns" by Judy Collins would go on to win a Grammy for 1975's Song of the Year.

  • American women.

    "American women" were named as the Time Person of the Year in 1975. This cover symbolized the new consciousness of women and their changing roles in American society.

  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" won the Academy Award for Best Picture in 1975.

  • 1975 in movies.

    Movies released in 1975 included Jaws, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Dog Day Afternoon, Shampoo, The Return of the Pink Panther, Funny Lady, The Apple Dumpling Gang, "Aloha, Bobby and Rose", The Other Side of the Mountain, Barry Lyndon, Monty Python and the Holy Grail and Death Race 2000.

  • The Vietnam War ends.

    On the 29th of April, 1975, the United States began to evacuate its citizens from Saigon. The next day, on the 30th of April, 1975, North Vietnamese forces captured the city. This marked the end of the war.


Celebrity Birthdays

Celebrities and historical figures that were born on the 2nd of May:


Basic Facts

Basic facts and information about this date:

  • 44 years, 9 months and 15 days have passed since the 2nd of May, 1975.
  • Week Number: This date occurred during Week 18 of 1975.
  • Leap Year: 1975 was NOT a leap year.
  • Age: Anyone born on the 2nd of May, 1975, will be 44 years of age.
  • People born in 1975 belong to the "Generation X" generation.
  • Unix Timestamp: The Unix Timestamp for this date is 168217200.


Around This Time...

Notable events that occurred around the 2nd of May, 1975:


Horoscopes & Birthstone Information

Zodiac & Birthstone information:

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on the 2nd of May, 1975, will have the star sign Taurus.
  • Zodiac Element: Earth.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 1975 was the year of the Rabbit (Yin Fire).
  • Native American Zodiac: The 2nd of May, 1975 falls under the Beaver.
  • Birthstone: Anyone born during the month of May will have the birthstone Emerald.

US President

Who was the US President on this particular date?

  • Gerald Ford was the President of the United States on the 2nd of May, 1975.

Conception Dates

Interesting facts about conception dates.

  • A baby that was born on the 2nd of May, 1975 was probably conceived around the 23rd of July, 1974. (Rough Estimate).
  • The due date for a baby that was conceived on the 2nd of May, 1975 is the 9th of February, 1976. (Rough Estimate).

2nd of May

Events that have occurred on the 2nd of May:

  • 2nd of May, 1519: Leonardo da Vinci dies.
  • 2nd of May, 1997: The Labour Party in Britain return to power after 18 years.
  • 2nd of May, 1997: Tony Blair becomes Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • 2nd of May, 1998: English footballer Justin Fashanu commits suicide.
  • 2nd of May, 2011: 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden is killed by a United States special forces military unit in Pakistan.
  • 2nd of May, 1962: Football: Portuguese side Benfica win the European Cup after they defeat Real Madrid 5-3 at the Olympisch Stadion in Amsterdam.
  • 2nd of May, 1964: FA Cup Final 1964: West Ham United defeat Preston North End 3-2.
  • 2nd of May, 1972: 91 people are killed by a fire at the Sunshine Mine in Idaho.
  • 2nd of May, 1993: Football: Manchester United win their first league title in 26 years.
  • 2nd of May, 2003: The X-Men movie X2 (2003) is released.
  • 2nd of May, 2004: Football: Leeds United are relegated from the Premier League after a 4-1 defeat at Bolton.
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Football: A.C. Milan progress to the Champions League final after defeating Manchester United 3-0 at the San Siro
  • 2nd of May, 2007: Rapper Soulja Boy releases his single "Crank That".
  • 2nd of May, 2008: The movie Iron Man (2008) is released.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Football: Leicester City are crowned Premier League champions after title rivals Tottenham Hotspur draw 2-2 with Chelsea.
  • 2nd of May, 2016: Afeni Shakur passes away.

Television

TV shows that you might have been watching around this time.

  • Starsky & Hutch - Detectives David Starsky and Kenneth 'Hutch' Hutchinson protect the streets of Bay City.
  • The Jeffersons - TV show about an African- American couple that have moved into an upscale high-rise building.
  • Baretta - Starring Robert Blake as street-wise detective Tony Baretta.
  • The Rockford Files - TV show about a Private Detective that was previously jailed for a crime that he didn't commit.
  • Little House on the Prairie - TV show that was set in the 1870s.
  • Good Times - American sitcom about a family living in a poor, black neighborhood in inner-city Chicago.
  • Happy Days - TV show that is set in the 1950s / 1960s in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  • Kojak - TV show about a bald New York detective.
  • Barnaby Jones - Television series about a Private Detective and his widowed daughter-in-law.
  • Last of the Summer Wine - British sitcom about three senior citizens in the Yorkshire Dales.

How old was I?

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Videos

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Time Difference & Statistics

Here are some fun statistics about the 2nd of May, 1975.

  • 16,362 days have passed since this date.
  • 1,413,680,400 seconds have passed since the 2nd of May, 1975.
  • If you were born on this day, your heart has beated approximately 1,649,293,800 times.
  • Since the 2nd of May, 1975, earth has travelled approximately 729,459,086,400 miles through space.
  • If you were born on this day, your eyes have blinked approximately 235,613,400 times.
  • If you were born on this day, you have taken approximately 121,576,514 steps. That's about 54,034 miles!
  • Since this date, 16,964,165 meteors have entered the earth's atmosphere!

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