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Wednesday 21 May 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lee Gaze and Laurent Robert. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Shining Star by Earth, Wind & Fire. In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits. The Wind and the Lion, directed by John Milius, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Tribal Eye. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Survivors

Written by: Terry Nation

Starring: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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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 of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Wind and the Lion

Directed by: John Milius

Starring: Sean Connery, Candice Bergen, Brian Keith

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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The Eiger Sanction

Directed by: Clint Eastwood

Starring: Clint Eastwood, George Kennedy, Vonetta McGee

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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Mandingo

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Constantine the Great
  • Equals-to-the-Apostles
  • Saints Constantine and Helena
  • Saint Mireille
  • Saint Charles-EugFne de Mazenod
Famous Birthdays:
  • Lee Gaze: Welsh guitarist (Lostprophets).
  • Laurent Robert: French football/soccer player, who played as a left winger, and represented the French national football team (1999-2001).
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Facts:
  • Lowell W Perry confirmed as Chairman of Equal Opportunity Comm
  • Trial against Baader-Meinhof-group begins in Stuttgart

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Ballet dancer, Mikhail Baryshnikov.
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8434
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Ho Chi Minh -- May 12, 1975

Books

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

The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Bermuda Triangle

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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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

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You Can Get There From Here

By: Shirley MacLaine

Immensely gifted with intelligence, curiosity, sensitivity, warmth, and a profound openness to people and places outside her own experience, Shirley MacLaine beings a very special quality of mind and heart to her acting, to her

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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

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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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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