Wednesday October 01, 1975

US date format: 10/1/1975, UK date format: 1/10/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Gaspard Proust and Mar Saura. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Afonya, directed by Georgiy Daneliya, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or pedit5.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Singapore - Children's Day
  • Also see October 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • World Vegetarian Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Cuve (Barrel) Day, tenth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Events

  • Heavyweight Muhammad Ali KOs Joe Frazier in Manilla
  • Muhammad Ali TKOs Joe Frazier in 15 for heavyweight boxing title
  • Britain grants internal self-government to Seychelles.
  • Ellice Islands split from Gilbert Islands, take name "Tuvalu".
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Movies

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Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States of America

Whiffs

Whiffs

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

Let's Do It Again

Let's Do It Again

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

Starring: Sidney Poitier, Bill Cosby, Calvin Lockhart, John Amos

Lisztomania

Lisztomania

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas, Ringo Starr

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

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Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Days to next October 01

If October 01, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 day.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

The Great Railway Bazaar

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First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature.

Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking For Mr. Goodbar

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Terry Dunn, a young schoolteacher alone with the temptations, opportunities, and threats of the city, engages in a bar- and bed-hopping search for Mr.

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won

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192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 01, 1975?

On October 01, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 01, 1975?

On October 01, 1975 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 01, 1975?

On October 01, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 01, 1975?

On October 01, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 01, 1975?

On October 01, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 01, 1975?

On October 01, 1975 several famous people were born including, Gaspard Proust, Mar Saura, Kim Suna.

Which famous people died on October 01, 1975?

Famous people died on October 01, 1975 include, Al Jackson.

What was the number one song in October 01, 1975?

The number one song in the week of October 01, 1975 was Fame by David Bowie in US and Sailing by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on October 01, 1975?

The top hits on October 01, 1975 were Fame by David Bowie, I'm Sorry by John Denver, Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell in US and Sailing by Rod Stewart, The Last Farewell by Roger Whittaker, Moonlighting by Leo Sayer in UK.


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