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1975: “Jaws” released and going to the beach was never the same

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“Jaws” was released on this day in 1975.   I will confess that I thought about the movie every time that I went swimming for years.    The movie was based on a best-selling novel by Peter Benchley.    

The film put Steven Spielberg on the map.   He went on to direct “Close Encounters of the Third Kind ” (1977),  “Raiders of the Lost Ark” (1981),  “ET: the Extra-Terrestrial” (1982), ” Jurassic Park” (1993),  “Schindler’s List” (1993) and “Saving Private Ryan” (1998).  

The soundtrack was great:


Written by scantojr

June 20, 2016 at 1:30 am

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