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Saturday 31 May 1975

1975-05-31

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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.
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 31 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • World No Tobacco Day.
  • Syaday (Discordianism) (5th day of the season of Confusion, honors Apostle Sri Syadasti).
  • Saint Gislemerio
  • Saint Mechtilde of Diessen
  • Saint Petronella.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Goodtime Charley closes at Palace Theater NYC after 104 performances
  • Fred Newman makes 12,874 baskets in a one-day basketball exhibition.

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CD and DVD Birthday Cards

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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 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 ?

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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