Friday August 01, 1975

US date format: 8/1/1975, UK date format: 1/8/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 1, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Antonella Mosetti and Ryoko Yonekura. In that special week of August people in US were listening to One Of These Nights by Eagles. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Pursuit.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Orthodox Christianity - Procession of the Cross
  • Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago - Emancipation Day
  • St. Pellegrini/Peregrinus
  • Angola - Armed Forces Day
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Events

  • 38 government leaders signs Helsinki accord
  • 41st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Pittsburgh 21, All-Stars 14 (54,103)
  • In Oroville, California, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake occurs.
  • Helsinki Pact guaranteeing boundaries, rights is signed by 35 nations.
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Movies

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Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Syndicate Sadists

Syndicate Sadists

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Tomas Milian, Joseph Cotten, Maria Fiore, Mario Piave

Night of the Seagulls

Night of the Seagulls

Directed by: Amando de Ossorio

Starring: Víctor Petit, María Kosty, Sandra Mozarowsky, José Antonio Calvo

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Dick Cavett Show

The Dick Cavett Show

Manhattan Transfer

Manhattan Transfer

Days to next August 01

If August 01, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 24 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West

The Massacre At Fall Creek

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A dramatic, sweeping saga of life on the Indiana frontier in 1824, based on actual historical events. The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White

Breach Of Faith

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The Nixon crisis of 1973-1974 threatened the nation in ways we did not immediately understand. Stripped of drama and confusion, however, the problem was that our President had placed himself above

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


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