Saturday May 24, 1975

US date format: 5/24/1975, UK date format: 24/5/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 24, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Will Sasso and Yannis Goumas. 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 Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ovelha Negra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Posse

Directed by: Kirk Douglas

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

Las Vegas Lady

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

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

The Hiding Place

Directed by: James F. Collier

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

Switchblade Sisters

Directed by: Jack Hill

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

Best Friends

Directed by: Noel Nosseck

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of May 24, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Aldersgate Day (Methodism).
  • Canada: Victoria Day, on this date or the Monday before it. In Quebec, it is known as National Patriotes Day (JournTe nationale des patriotes). The holiday is often referred to as "May Two-Four," -- a "two-four" being slang for a case of beer with 24 bottles or cans.
  • Bermuda: Bermuda Day.
  • Eritrea: National Day.
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    Events

  • Dutch Government of De Uyl decides to obtain an F-16 fighter jet.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Ovelha Negra

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

Les pilotes de courses

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

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.

The Massacre At Fall Creek

By: Jessamyn West

A dramatic, sweeping saga of life on the Indiana frontier in 1824, based on actual historical events. The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being

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

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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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Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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