Friday 31 October 1975, Halloween
It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Carla Boyd and Jagan Hames.
In that special week of October people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John.
In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits.
Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, 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 Sneak Previews.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Steeplechase.
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- October 31st is Nevada Day
- Protestant Church - Reformation Day: Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the Wittenberg church on this day in 1517
- Wikipedia - Wikipedia:Tim Starling Day
- Cornwall - Allantide
- October 31st is Halloween; also see Samhain (an approximate date)
- St. Wolfgang
- St Urban
- St. Quentin
- St. Notburga
- St. Bega
- Paganism and Celts - Samhain
- St. Arnulf
- Also see October 31 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - October 31 is the feast day of the following Roman Catholic Saints: St. Antoninus
- Carla Boyd: Wynyard, Tasmania -- Basketball player (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Jagan Hames: Australian decathlete (1996 Olympics).
- Fabio Celestini: Swiss footballer and manager.
- Keith Jardine: American mixed martial artist and actor.
- Johnny Whitworth: American actor and producer.
- Bob Geldof 1st appearance with Boomtown Rats
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