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Saturday 2 August 1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mineiro and Xu Huaiwen. 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. Farewell, My Lovely, directed by Dick Richards, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Almost Anything Goes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Destruction Derby.
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TV Series

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

Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States

Kommissariat IX

Starring: Edgar Ott, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Steinmetz, Walter Riss

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

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Movies

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

Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

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Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris

Country: United States

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Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Nashville

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 2 August 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • St. Etheldritha/Alfrida
  • St. Alphonsus Mary de Ligouri
  • St. Stephen
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 4 saints: St. Peter Julian Eymard
  • Feast day of Ilya the Prophet in Russian Orthodox Church
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Books

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

Conversations With Kennedy

By: Benjamin C. Bradlee

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

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The Promise Of Joy

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

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Shogun

By: James Clavell

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

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How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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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.

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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