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Friday May 16, 1975

US date format: 5/16/1975, UK date format: 16/5/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus (see planets position on May 16, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tony Kakko and Tonex. 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 Hi-way or Gun Fight.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Hiding Place

Directed by: James F. Collier

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

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Switchblade Sisters

Directed by: Jack Hill

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

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Best Friends

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

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

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Directed by: Guy Casaril

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

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The Return of the Pink Panther

Directed by: Blake Edwards

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

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Edward the King

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

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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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 May 1975 ?

  • Saint HonorT of Amiens
  • Saint Andrew Bobola
  • Saint Ubaldus
  • Adelaide Cup day - South Australia (2005).
  • Saint Simon Stock
Famous Birthdays:
  • Tony Kakko: Finnish singer-songwriter and guitarist (Sonata Arctica and Northern Kings).
  • Ray Lewis: Athlete.
  • Tonex: American singer.
  • Kelly Kainz: British/Austrian professional dancer.
  • BSlade : American singer-songwriter producer and actor.
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Famous Deaths:
  • Michael X: (Abdul Malik), hanged in Trinidad, for murder.
  • Al Helfer: American radio sportscaster (Born 1911).
  • Wings release Listen to What the Man Said in the UK
  • Muhammad Ali TKOs Ron Lyle in 11 rounds for heavyweight boxing title.
  • India annexes Sikkim after the mountain state holds a referendum in which the popular vote is in favor of merging with India.
  • Junko Tabei becomes the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest.

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Planetary positions on May 16, 1975 - Geocentric view

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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.

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Here At The New Yorker

By: Brendan Gill

For over sixty years Brendan Gill has been a contented inmate of the singular institution known as the New Yorker. This affectionate account of the magazine, long known as a home

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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:

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The Bankers

By: Martin Mayer

The sequel to The Bankers explores the fluid nature of banking and money in the computer age, the changing economic role of banks and other financial institutions, the growth

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?



Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation



Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving



Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway



Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

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