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June 1st, 1975...

Today is Sunday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

"Before the Next Teardrop Falls"
by Freddy Fender

In the UK:
"Stand By Your Man"
by Tammy Wynette
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Mayaguez Incident

(TIME Cover: May the 26th, 1975)

 Famous people born on the 1st of June:

1771 - Ernest Augustus I of Hanover (d. 1851)
1563 - Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, English statesman and spymaster (d. 1612)
1815 - King Otto of Greece (d. 1862)
1857 - Le Pétomane (Joseph Pujol), French professional farter (d. 1945)
1926 - Marilyn Monroe, American actress (d. 1962)
1928 - Georgi Dobrovolski, cosmonaut
1940 - René Auberjonois, American actor
1959 - Alan Wilder, British musician (Depeche Mode and Recoil)
1960 - Simon Gallup, English guitarist, (The Cure)
1963 - Mike Joyce, English drummer (The Smiths)
1970 - Karen Mulder, Dutch model

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1975

Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov

Soviet nuclear physicist

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1975 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1975

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
directed by Milos Forman
with Jack Nicholson (Randle Patrick McMurphy), Brad Dourif (Billy Bibbit) andLouise Fletcher (Nurse Mildred Ratched)

Designed in 1975

The VP Globe
by Verner Panton

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Carly Simon / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 187, May 22, 1975



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