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Tuesday 14 January 1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marcel Koning and Jordan Ladd. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Mandy by Barry Manilow. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Dog of Flanders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Pursuit.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

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

Kurutta ippêji

Directed by: Teinosuke Kinugasa

Starring: Masuo Inoue, Yoshie Nakagawa, Ayako Iijima

Country: United States

Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last 30 days ?

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

Here Comes Mumfie

Written by: Katherine Tozer

Starring: Judy Bennett, Charles Collingwood

Country: United Kingdom

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 14 January 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Day of St. Basil the Great in Eastern Orthodoxy, January 1 on the Julian Calendar.
  • Feast of Divina Pastora, in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • Makar Sankranti in India. The event is marked by flying kites. Also Pongal in South India.
  • New Year's Day in Eastern Orthodoxy, see Julian Calendar.
  • Festum Asinorum, medieval burlesque festival celebrating the Flight into Egypt.
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Facts:
  • USSR breaks trade agreement with US.
  • Teenage heiress Lesley Whittle is kidnapped by Donald Neilson, aka ''the Black Panther''.
  • Heiress Lesley Whittle, 17, is kidnapped from her home in Shropshire, England by Donald Neilson.
  • International Women's Year is launched in Britain by Princess Alexandra and Barbara Castle.
  • Portugal announces that it will grant independence to Angola on November 11.

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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in January 1975?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. John Laragh -- Jan. 13, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8416
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: King Faisal, Man of the Year -- Jan. 6, 1975

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, will be available from ...

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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

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 ?

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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