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Saturday 5 April 1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Nikki Dryden in Calgary and Anthony Zboralski. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Lovin' You by Minnie Riperton. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Shang-a-Lang. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Destruction Derby.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre

Country: United States

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Supervixens

Directed by: Russ Meyer

Starring: Charles Pitts, Shari Eubank, Charles Napier

Country: United States

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Outrageous Class

Directed by: Ertem Egilmez

Starring: Kemal Sunal, Mnir zkul, Tarik Akan

Country: United States

Escape to Witch Mountain

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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Tommy

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Barney Miller

Written by: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker

Starring: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Country: United States

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The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom

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Lucky Feller

Starring: David Jason, Cheryl Hall, Peter Armitage, Pat Heywood

Country: United Kingdom

The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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EBC1: Emu's Broadcasting Company

Starring: Tom Chatto, Billy Dainty, Rod Hull, Barbara New

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 April 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Geeraard
  • The last day of the tax year in the United Kingdom.
  • Blessed Kreszentia Hoess
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer
  • Arbor Day in South Korea
Famous Birthdays:
  • Nikki Dryden in Calgary: Alberta, Canada; 800 metre swimmer (Olympics-6th-1992, 1996).
  • Anthony Zboralski: French hacker, who broke into the communications system of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in 1994, compromising the system for his own use.
  • Juicy J: Rapper.
  • Sarah Baldock: English organist and conductor.
  • John Hartson: Welsh footballer and coach.
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Letter for Queen Victoria closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 18 performances
  • Soyuz 18A launch aborted short of orbit; cosmonauts return safely.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, a work every bit as intrigbuing aand dazzling as Fowles has written. It echoes themes from his earlier works. a Tour de Force as yet unrecognized.

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond and his friend George Harlequin are forced by fraud, blackmail and terror to face some brutal facts of life. A story based on known facts about the world of finance, security and terrorism which moves from Zurich, Hamburg ...

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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