Wednesday May 28, 1975

US date format: 5/28/1975, UK date format: 28/5/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see birth chart on May 28, 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 Gaël Leforestier and Charmaine Sheh. 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. Love and Death, directed by Woody Allen, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Ovelha Negra. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or pedit5.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Feast day of the following saints in the Roman Catholic Church: Germain of Paris
  • Republic Day in Azerbaijan and Armenia (both 1918).
  • Lanfranc
  • Bernard of Menthon
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Events

  • Soyuz 18 launched.
  • The Suez Canal opens for the first time since the Six-Day War.
  • The United Kingdom votes yes in a referendum to stay in the European Community.

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Movies

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Love and Death

Love and Death

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Frank Adu

Country: United States of America

Nashville

Nashville

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

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

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

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

Days to next May 28

If May 28, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 3 months, 28 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 8 months, 3 days.
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Books

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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

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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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

The Massacre At Fall Creek

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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 Bankers by Martin Mayer

The Bankers

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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

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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