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Wednesday 26 February 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Cindy Werley and Mike Wilson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Best Of My Love by Eagles. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. A Boy and His Dog, directed by L.Q. Jones, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

A Boy and His Dog

Directed by: L.Q. Jones

Starring: Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Susanne Benton

Country: United States

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Boss Nigger

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Fred Williamson, D'Urville Martin, William Smith

Country: United States

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The Stepford Wives

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson

Country: United States

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Shampoo

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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Kurutta ippêji

Directed by: Teinosuke Kinugasa

Starring: Masuo Inoue, Yoshie Nakagawa, Ayako Iijima

Country: United States

TV Series

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

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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Lucky Feller

Starring: David Jason, Cheryl Hall, Peter Armitage, Pat Heywood

Country: United Kingdom

The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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EBC1: Emu's Broadcasting Company

Starring: Tom Chatto, Billy Dainty, Rod Hull, Barbara New

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 February 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Bah�'f Faith - February 26, Day 1 of Ayy�m-i-H� (Intercalary Days) - days in the Bah�'f calendar devoted to service and gift giving.
  • Blessed Edigna
  • Saint Mechtild (d. 1154)
  • Blessed Leo of Furnes (d. 1163)
  • Saint Victor
Famous Birthdays:
  • Cindy Werley: Allentown, Pennsylvania -- Field hockey forward / midfielder (1996 Olympics).
  • Mike Wilson: Brampton, Ontario -- NHL defenseman (Buffalo Sabres).
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Facts:
  • Night... Made America Famous opens at Barrymore NYC for 75 performances
  • 1st televised kidney transplant (Today Show)
  • A fleeing Provisional Irish Republican Army member shoots and kills off-duty London police officer Stephen Tibble, 22, as he gives chase.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Bernie Parent -- Feb. 24, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8422
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Jackson -- Feb. 17, 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, 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 ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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