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Wednesday 14 May 1975

1975-05-14

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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 Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits. The Eiger Sanction, directed by Clint Eastwood, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

The Eiger Sanction

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee

Country: United States

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The Return of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell

Country: United States

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French Connection II

Directed by: John Frankenheimer

Starring: Gene Hackman, Fernando Rey, Bernard Fresson

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Rutland Weekend Television

Starring: Eric Idle, Neil Innes, David Battley, Henry Woolf

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Carthach the Younger
  • DubsDay in Dublin Ireland (14th of May in 2006).
  • Mother's Day in various countries (second Sunday of May in 2006).
  • Israel - Yom Ha'atzma'ut, or Israeli Independence Day. The observed date of this national holiday is determined by the Jewish Calendar.
  • Paraguay - Flag Day.
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Facts:
  • French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia.
  • Dynamo Kiev wins 15th Europe Cup II.
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site.
  • US forces raid Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 1975?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ho Chi Minh -- May 12, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8433
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: North Vietnamese Victory -- May 5, 1975

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 memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life, will be ...

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Typically great Morris West Novel

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

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Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror


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