Friday October 03, 1975

US date format: 10/3/1975, UK date format: 3/10/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 3, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include India Arie and Alanna Ubach. 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 Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Destruction Derby.
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Movies

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Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

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

Country: United States of America

Whiffs

Directed by: Ted Post

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

Let's Do It Again

Directed by: Sidney Poitier

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

Lisztomania

Directed by: Ken Russell

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 03, 1975?


    Events

  • George Harrison releases Extra Texture album in the UK

    Famous Deaths

  • Guy Mollet: (Socialist) French premier (1956-57).
  • Bauke Tuinstra: Fries notary / writer (Ealse & I), dies...

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

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

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in October 1975?

Books

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

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.

Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

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.

Breach Of Faith

By: Theodore H. White

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

The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Hailey

Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

The Eagle Has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc


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