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  • Pocatello, Idaho, U.S.
    Tuesday May 6, 1975

    Ted Bundy

    Lynette Dawn Culver

    Pocatello, Idaho, U.S.
    Tuesday May 6, 1975

    On May 6, Bundy lured 12-year-old Lynette Dawn Culver from Alameda Junior High School in Pocatello, Idaho, 160 miles (255 km) north of Salt Lake City. He drowned and then sexually assaulted her in his hotel room, before disposing of her body in a river north of Pocatello.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday May 10, 1975

    Sony Corporation

    Launching the Betamax

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday May 10, 1975

    The company launched the Betamax videocassette recording format in 1975. Sony was involved in the videotape format war of the early 1980s, when they were marketing the Betamax system for video cassette recorders against the VHS format developed by JVC. In the end, VHS gained critical mass in the marketbase and became the worldwide standard for consumer VCRs.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday May 10, 1975

    Akio Morita

    Releasing The First Betamax Home Video Recorder

    Tokyo, Japan
    Saturday May 10, 1975

    In 1975, it released the first Betamax home video recorder, a year before VHS format came out.




  • Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Thursday May 15, 1975

    Ted Bundy

    Bundy's Washington State DES coworkers visited him in Salt Lake City

    Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
    Thursday May 15, 1975

    In mid-May, three of Bundy's Washington State DES coworkers, including Carole Ann Boone, visited him in Salt Lake City and stayed for a week in his apartment.




  • Argentina
    Thursday May 29, 1975

    Diego Maradona

    International debut

    Argentina
    Thursday May 29, 1975

    He made his full international debut at age 16.




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