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Monday 26 May 1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Gemini. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Lauryn Hill and Nicki Aycox. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Before The Next Teardrop Falls by Freddy Fender. In UK Stand By Your Man by Tammy Wynette was in the top 5 hits. The Wicker Man, directed by Robin Hardy, 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 Cash and Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Indy 800.
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 30 days ?

The Wicker Man

Directed by: Robin Hardy

Starring: Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, Diane Cilento

Country: United States

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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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What the sky looked like on 26 May 1975

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TV Series

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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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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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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 26 May 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Tennis game in the Surrey championships lasts 31 minutes.

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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.

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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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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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A Month Of Sundays

By: John Updike

In this antic riff on Hawthorne’s Scarlet Letter, the Reverend Tom Marshfield, a latter-day Arthur Dimmesdale, is sent west from his Midwestern parish in sexual disgrace.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


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