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Thursday 22 May 1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jaane Niinimaa and Cole Hauser in Santa Barbara. 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 Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Cash and Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Steeplechase.
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 22 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
  • Republic of Yemen - National Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • The first legal numbers game in the USA is New Jersey State Lottery's "Pick-it", in which players choose their own 3-digit number in a daily drawing.
  • 8th ABA Championship: Kentucky Colonels beat Indiana Pacers, 4 games to 1.

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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 ?

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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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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Helter Skelter

By: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

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Spindrift

By: Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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