Tuesday August 05, 1975

US date format: 8/5/1975, UK date format: 5/8/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 5, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Eicca Toppinen and Isabelle Mercier. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Panther.
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Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Syndicate Sadists

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Tomas Milian, Joseph Cotten, Maria Fiore, Mario Piave

Night of the Seagulls

Directed by: Amando de Ossorio

Starring: Víctor Petit, María Kosty, Sandra Mozarowsky, José Antonio Calvo

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Country: United States of America


Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 05, 1975?


  • St. Memmius
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
  • St. Afra and her companions
  • Burkina Faso - Independence Day
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  • Phillies 1st 8 batters get hits for a record, beat Cubs 13-5

TV Series

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

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Big Eddie

Les Zingari

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

How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

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

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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


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.


By: James Clavell

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


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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