Tuesday April 22, 1975

US date format: 4/22/1975, UK date format: 22/4/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Taurus (see birth chart on April 22, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Carlos Sastre and Brian J. White. In that special week of April people in US were listening to (Hey Won't You Play) Another Somebody Done Somebody Wrong Song by B.J. Thomas. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. The Day of the Locust, directed by John Schlesinger, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Invisible Man. If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Indy 800.
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The Day of the Locust

Directed by: John Schlesinger

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Karen Black, Burgess Meredith, William Atherton

Mandingo

Directed by: Richard Fleischer

Starring: James Mason, Susan George, Perry King, Richard Ward

Country: United States of America

Death Race 2000

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Starring: David Carradine, Sylvester Stallone, Simone Griffeth, Mary Woronov

Country: United States of America

Bug

Directed by: Jeannot Szwarc

Starring: Bradford Dillman, Joanna Miles, Richard Gilliland, Jamie Smith-Jackson

Bite the Bullet

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 22, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Saints Soter and Caius
  • Saint Leonidas (died 202)
  • Brazil - Discovery Day.
  • Saint Theodorus (d. 613)

    Events

  • Penguins 2-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 3-2 lead

    Famous Deaths

  • Mary Philips: Actress (Farewell to Arms), dies at 75.

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

Doctors' Hospital

Written by: James E. Moser, Jack Laird

Starring: George Peppard, Zohra Lampert

Country: United States of America

Barbary Coast

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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:

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

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

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

The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Hailey

Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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