Wednesday March 05, 1975

US date format: 3/5/1975, UK date format: 5/3/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on March 5, 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 Niki Taylor and Jolene Blalock. In that special week of March people in US were listening to Have You Never Been Mellow by Olivia Newton-John. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Amanush, directed by Shakti Samanta, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Gun Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St Piran's Day - Cornwall's national day.
  • Saint Theophile (d. 195)
  • Saint Olivia (d. 308)
  • Saint Gerarda
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Events

  • The Homebrew Computer Club, an early computer hobbyist club in Silicon Valley, meets for the first time. Its members include several future high-profile hackers and IT entrepreneurs, including the founders of Apple Inc.
  • First meeting of the Homebrew Computer Club

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Movies

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Amanush

Amanush

Directed by: Shakti Samanta

Starring: Uttam Kumar, Sharmila Tagore, Prema Narayan, Anil Chatterjee

Tommy

Tommy

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed, Elton John

Country: United States of America

Escape to Witch Mountain

Escape to Witch Mountain

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence, Kim Richards

Country: United States of America

Brannigan

Brannigan

Directed by: Douglas Hickox

Starring: John Wayne, Richard Attenborough, Judy Geeson, Mel Ferrer

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

Country: United States of America

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Music charts

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TV Series

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Wollongong the Brave

Wollongong the Brave

Switch

Switch

The Wackers

The Wackers

Days to next March 05

If March 05, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 6 months, 21 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 5 months, 7 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

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Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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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

The Bankers by Martin Mayer

The Bankers

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The sequel to The Bankers explores the fluid nature of banking and money in the computer age, the changing economic role of banks and other financial institutions, the growth

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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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.

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Gun Fight

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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