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Friday 2 May 1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mark Johnson and Murray William Burdan in Wellington. In that special week of May people in US were listening to He Don't Love You (Like I Love You) by Tony Orlando and Dawn. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. Mandingo, directed by Richard Fleischer, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Girls of Slender Means. If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Mandingo

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King

Country: United States

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Death Race 2000

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Starring: David Carradine, Sylvester Stallone, Simone Griffeth

Country: United States

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Capone

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Susan Blakely, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre

Country: United States

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Supervixens

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Charles Pitts, Shari Eubank, Charles Napier

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

The Girls of Slender Means

Written by: Muriel Spark (novel), Ken Taylor (adaptation)

Directed by: Moira Armstrong

Starring: Jane Cussons, Marilyn Finlay, Patricia Hodge, James Laurenson

Country: United Kingdom

Survivors

Written by: Terry Nation

Starring: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

Country: United Kingdom

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The London Programme

Starring: Trevor Phillips, Godfrey Hodgson, John Taylor

Country: United Kingdom

Barney Miller

Written by: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker

Starring: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Country: United States

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The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Zoe
  • Saint Mafalda
  • Saint Waldebert, Walbert or Gaubert
  • Saint Germanus
  • Saints Exuperius and Zoe
Famous Birthdays:
  • Mark Johnson: Dayton, Ohio -- Baseball pitcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
  • Murray William Burdan in Wellington: New Zealand; swimmer (Olympics-1996).
  • Eva Santolaria: Spanish actress.
  • David Beckham: British soccer player with movie-star good looks and pop-star appeal, Beckham has been called the best footballer in England and perhaps the best in Europe.
  • Christophe Kempé: French handball player, winner of the gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
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Facts:
  • Apple Records closes down.

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, a work every bit as intrigbuing aand dazzling as Fowles has written. It echoes themes from his earlier works. a Tour de Force as yet unrecognized.

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond and his friend George Harlequin are forced by fraud, blackmail and terror to face some brutal facts of life. A story based on known facts about the world of finance, security and terrorism which moves from Zurich, Hamburg ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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