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Sunday 25 May 1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lauryn Hill and Adam Saathoff in Tuscon. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire. In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits. The Wicker Man, directed by Robin Hardy, 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 Cash and Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Shark Jaws.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

The Wicker Man

Directed by: Robin Hardy

Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento

Country: United States

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The Wind and the Lion

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

The Tribal Eye

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom

Looking for Clancy

Starring: Robert Powell, Keith Drinkel, John Blythe, Eileen Helsby

Country: United Kingdom

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 25 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Latvia - Urbanas Diena observed
  • Saint Reinolf
  • Saint Marie-Madeleine-Sofie Barat (died 1865)
  • Virginia - Confederate Memorial Day (1868)
  • Argentina - Day of May Revolution/National Day (1810)
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lauryn Hill: American singer.
  • Adam Saathoff in Tuscon: Arizona; running target (Olympics-1996).
  • Keiko Fujimori: Peruvian Fujimorista politician, daughter of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori and Susana Higuchi.
  • Roles Triplets: Australian triplets born prematurely and blind; they were raised by their loving parents and their mother fought hard to win them a mainstream education.
  • Blaise Nkufo: Congolese-Swiss footballer.
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Facts:
  • 29th NBA Championship: Golden State Warriors sweep Washington Bullets in four games.
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA American Defender Golf Classic.
  • Indianapolis 500: Bobby Unser wins for a second time in a rain-shorted 174 lap, 435ampnbspmile (696ampnbspkm) race.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8434
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ho Chi Minh -- May 12, 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 new novel, A Legacy of Spies, will be available from ...

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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

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 ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror


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