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This member of the Manson family tries to assassinate President Ford in 1975
Russian ballet dancer who defected to Canada. In 1977, he received a nomination for the Oscars for Best Supporting Actor
American evangelical Southern Baptist pastor, televangelist who co-founded the Moral Majority in 1979
US Senator from West Virginia 1959-2010. He was Majority Whip 1971-77, and led the Democratic caucus as Majority Leader 1977-81 and 1987-89
The last prime minister of the authoritarian Estado Novo regime in Portugal 1968-1974
American comedian whos 'Seven dirty words' comedy routine ended up in Supreme Court
Muhammad Ali defeats this man during the 'Thrilla in Manila' in 1975
The Shah of Iran 1941-79. Died in exile in Cairo in 1980
Became the first American woman in space in 1978
US military analyst who in 1971 released the Pentagon Papers - top-secret documents from the Vietnam War
Black American stand-up comedian, known for uncompromising examinations of racism and for winning an Emmy, and five Grammys
White House Chief of Staff to President Richard Nixon. Imprisoned for 18 months for his involvement in the Watergate Scandal
Anti-apartheid activist in South Africa in the 60s and 70s. Became a martyr when he died in police custody in 1977
This actress becomes the youngest ever to win a competitive Oscar in 1974 at age 9 for her performance as Addie Loggins in Paper Moon
The Symbionese Liberation Army kidnap this heiress in 1974
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French writer and existentialist philosopher, who had a lifelong relationship with Jean Paul Sartre. Know for the quote 'one is not born a woman, but becomes one'
American leader of the Nations of Islam from 1978-2007
Mao Zedong's last wife. As a member of the Gang of Four she was arrested for counter-revolutionary after Maos death in 1976
Charismatic Prime Minister of Canada 1968-79 and 1980-84 for the Liberal Party
Austrian-born philosopher who had an anarchistic view of science and rejected the existence of universal methodological rules and falsificationism
Latino American civil rights og workers activist. Co-founded the National Farm Workers Association (later UFW)
Empress of Iran from 1967 until the revolution in 1979
Leader of the campaign of dirty tricks against democrats for the Committee to Re-elect President Nixon, who led to the Watergate scandal
British art historian and 'Sir', stripped of his honours in 1979 when he was exposed as a Soviet spy
American comedian who was named 'TV's first black superstar' by Time magazine in 1972, and hosted hosted his own weekly variety series bearing his name
This American costume designer received her eighth Oscar for 'The Sting' in 1974
British statesman who was the last Viceroy of India, and uncle of Prince Philip. Assassinated by an IRA-bomb in 1979
English business magnate best known as the founder of Virgin Group in 1972, today comprising more than 400 companies
He co-founded Microsoft in Albuquerque with Bill Gates in 1975
French high-wire artist who gained fame for his high-wire walk between the towers of the WTC in 1974

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