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Saturday 12 April 1975

1975-04-12

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Capone, directed by Steve Carver, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books.
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Old Newspapers

Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Capone

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Susan Blakely, Harry Guardino

Country: United States

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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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TV Series

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

Survivors

Written by: Terry Nation

Starring: Lucy Fleming, Ian McCulloch, Denis Lill, Stephen Dudley

Country: United Kingdom

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The London Programme

Starring: Trevor Phillips, Godfrey Hodgson, John Taylor

Country: United Kingdom

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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 April 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Saint Julius I
  • Saint Zeno of Verona
  • Saint Erkembode
  • Saint Damian
  • Yuri's Night, an international celebration of the first human in space, Yuri Gagarin; in Russia (and formerly in USSR), the Cosmonautics Day.
Famous Birthdays:
  • Sofie Rahman: Miss Universe - Hong Kong (1996).
  • Cindy Bouque: Belgian rifle shooting champion, placed 25th in the Atlanta Olympics for shooting 10 meters with a carbine rifle.
  • Laurent Wauquiez: French politician who was the Secretary of State for European Affairs under the Foreign and European Affairs Minister, Alain Juppé.
  • Marcie Alberts: WNBA guard (Cleveland Rockers).
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Famous Deaths:
  • Josephine Baker: American-French sophisticated singer and entertainer, described by Ernest Hemingway as the most sensational woman anybody ever saw or ever will.
Facts:
  • Linda Ronstadt releases When Will I Be Loved
  • JosTphine Baker, US/French revue artist (Folies-BergFre), dies at age 68.

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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 memoir, The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from My Life, will be ...

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Typically great Morris West Novel

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Remember when

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

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Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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