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Wednesday 1 January 1975, NewYear’s Day

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Sonali Bendre and Chris Anstey. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. In UK Lonely This Christmas by Mud was in the top 5 hits. Pleasure Party, directed by Claude Chabrol, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Destruction Derby.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Pleasure Party

Directed by: Claude Chabrol

Starring: Danièle Gégauff, Paul Gégauff, Clémence Gégauff, Paula Moore

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Anari

Directed by: Asit Sen

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Moushumi Chatterjee, Kabir Bedi

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The Odessa File

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell, Mary Tamm

Country: United States

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Roti Kapada Aur Makaan

Directed by: Manoj Kumar

Starring: Manoj Kumar, Shashi Kapoor, Zeenat Aman, Moushumi Chatterjee

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Airport 1975

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy, Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

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The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

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The Smothers Brothers Show

The Jeffersons

Masters Snooker

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Historical Events

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Facts:
  • Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell and Mardian convicted of Watergate crime
  • Private ownership of gold is legalized in the USA.
  • Sweden adopts its constitution.
  • Chief of Staff Harry Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Mitchell and Mardian convicted of Watergate crime.

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Books

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

Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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Helter Skelter

By: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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