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Wednesday 1 October 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eric Morel and Zoltan Sebescen. 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. Hard Times, directed by Walter Hill, 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 Grandizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Who

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fawlty Towers

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

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Doctors' Hospital

Written by: James E. Moser, Jack Laird

Starring: George Peppard, Zohra Lampert

Country: United States

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland

Country: United States

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Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS

Directed by: Don Edmonds

Starring: Dyanne Thorne, Gregory Knoph, Tony Mumolo

Country: United States

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Black Moon

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart

Country: United States

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira

Country: United States

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La Chienne

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Michel Simon, Georges Flamant, Janie Marse

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 1 October 1975 ?

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
  • Tuvalu - Independence Day (from Gilbert Islands (Kiribati), 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • 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".
  • Thrilla in Manila: Muhammad Ali defeats Joe Frazier in a boxing match in Manila, Philippines.

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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, is now available.The

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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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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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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 ?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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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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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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