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Wednesday 28 May 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mike Fisher and Caresa Winters. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender. 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 Gun Fight or Jet Fighter.
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 in the last 30 days ?

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 28 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
  • Augustine of Canterbury
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Eric Emerson: Entertainer.
  • Roy Roberts: Actor (Petticoat Junction, Lucy Show), dies at 75.
  • Ezzard Charles: American World Heavyweight Champion who had the unfortunate distinction of holding the title between the more popular fighters Joe Louis and Rocky Marciano.
Facts:
  • Soyuz 18 launched.
  • The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
  • The United Kingdom votes yes in a referendum to stay in the European Community.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Mayaguez Incident' in which an American vessel was seized by Cambodia forces prompting a furious U.S
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8435
  • Time: Ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov.

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

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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