Thursday May 22, 1975

US date format: 5/22/1975, UK date format: 22/5/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 22, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Cole Hauser in Santa Barbara and Jaane Niinimaa. 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. Posse, directed by Kirk Douglas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while You Can Get There From Here by Shirley MacLaine was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ovelha Negra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Hi-way.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Humilita
  • Saint Rita of Cascia
  • Victoria Day in Canada
  • World Biodiversity Day.
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Events

  • 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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Movies

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Posse

Posse

Directed by: Kirk Douglas

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Bruce Dern, Bo Hopkins, James Stacy

Las Vegas Lady

Las Vegas Lady

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

Starring: Stella Stevens, Stuart Whitman, George DiCenzo, Lynne Moody

The Hiding Place

The Hiding Place

Directed by: James F. Collier

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

Switchblade Sisters

Switchblade Sisters

Directed by: Jack Hill

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

Emilienne

Emilienne

Directed by: Guy Casaril

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

TV Series

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Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Edward the King

Edward the King

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Good Neighbors

Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

Akuma no youna aitsu

Akuma no youna aitsu

Days to next May 22

If May 22, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 4 months, 3 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 7 months, 27 days.
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Books

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You Can Get There From Here by Shirley MacLaine

You Can Get There From Here

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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

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy

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"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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

The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury

The Promise Of Joy

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


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