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