Friday July 04, 1975, US Independence Day

US date format: 7/4/1975, UK date format: 4/7/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 4, 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 Tania Davis and Reinhard Davis. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille. In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits. Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musical Chairs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or dnd.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Filipino-American Friendship Day
  • In astronomy, the approximate date of Earth's aphelion.
  • United States and Denmark - Independence Day (1776)

Events

  • 82nd Wimbledon Womens Tennis: Billie Jean King beats Goolagong (60 61)
  • Fictional wedding date of Coneheads
  • American bicentennial commemorative coins (quarter-dollar, half-dollar, and dollar) are released to circulation.
  • Sydney newspaper publisher Juanita Nielsen disappears, and is presumed to have been murdered.

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Movies

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Smile

Smile

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

The Apple Dumpling Gang

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

That's the Way of the World

That's the Way of the World

Directed by: Sig Shore

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Ed Nelson, Cynthia Bostick, Bert Parks

Cooley High

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States of America

Rollerball

Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Kommissariat IX

Kommissariat IX

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

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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Total Woman by Marabel Morgan

The Total Woman

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The Total Woman

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.

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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