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Saturday 26 April 1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joey Jordison and Jabbar Threats. 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. Death Race 2000, directed by Paul Bartel, 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 Survivors. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Death Race 2000

Directed by: Paul Bartel

Starring: David Carradine, Sylvester Stallone, Simone Griffeth

Country: United States

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Capone

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Susan Blakely, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre

Country: United States

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Supervixens

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Charles Pitts, Shari Eubank, Charles Napier

Country: United States

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Escape to Witch Mountain

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 26 April 1975

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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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Shang-a-Lang

Starring: Bay City Rollers, Big Jim Sullivan, Him And Us Dancers, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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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 London Programme

Starring: Trevor Phillips, Godfrey Hodgson, John Taylor

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 April 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • World Intellectual Property Day (since 2001).
  • Florida and Georgia, USA - Confederate Memorial Day.
  • Shi'a Islam - Mawlid, Muhammad's birthday (2005).
  • Tanzania - Union Day.
  • Feast day of the following saint in the Orthodox Church: Stephen of Perm - also Old Permic Alphabet Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Penguins 0-Isles 1 - Quarterfinals - Isles win series 4-3

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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:

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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

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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

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Strictly Speaking

By: Edwin Newman

. 1974, 205pp

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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

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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