Wednesday May 14, 1975

US date format: 5/14/1975, UK date format: 14/5/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on May 14, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Chris Kramer and Carmen Klomp. 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 Hiding Place, directed by James F. Collier, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while A Month Of Sundays by John Updike was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Invisible Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing pedit5 or Panther.
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The Hiding Place

Directed by: James F. Collier

Starring: Julie Harris, Jeannette Clift, Arthur O'Connell, Robert Rietty

Switchblade Sisters

Directed by: Jack Hill

Starring: Robbie Lee, Joanne Nail, Monica Gayle, Asher Brauner

Best Friends

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

Starring: Richard Hatch, Susanne Benton, Doug Chapin, Ann Noland

Emilienne

Directed by: Guy Casaril

Starring: Betty Mars, Pierre Oudrey, Nathalie Guérin, Marc Ariche

The Return of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

Starring: Peter Sellers, Christopher Plummer, Catherine Schell, Herbert Lom

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 14, 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.
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    Events

  • French press reports massive deportation from Cambodia.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

The Tribal Eye

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cash and Company

Starring: Serge Lazareff, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Gus Mercurio, Bruce Kerr

Country: Australia

Magazine Covers

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

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks?

A Month Of Sundays

By: John Updike

In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace.

The Promise Of Joy

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

The Massacre At Fall Creek

By: Jessamyn West

A dramatic, sweeping saga of life on the Indiana frontier in 1824, based on actual historical events. The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being

The Total Woman

By: Marabel Morgan

The Total Woman

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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