Friday September 05, 1975

US date format: 9/5/1975, UK date format: 5/9/1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Rod Barajas and Jamie Spaniolo. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Dog Day Afternoon, directed by Sidney Lumet, 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 Fawlty Towers. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Panther.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Czech tennis ace Martina Navratilova asks for political asylum in New York City
  • Lynette Squeaky Fromme attempts to assassinate Ford in Sacramento
  • Wings release Letting Go
  • Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme attempts to assassinate US President Gerald Ford in Sacramento, California.

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Famous Deaths

  • : Estonian actor and singer (d. 1975).

Movies

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Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

Country: United States of America

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Directed by: John Trent

Starring: Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner

Hard Times

Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Framed

Framed

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke, Gabriel Dell, John Marley

Kidnap Syndicate

Kidnap Syndicate

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Luc Merenda, James Mason, Irina Maleeva, Marino Masé

TV Series

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Fawlty Towers

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

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Bitte keine Polizei

Bitte keine Polizei

Days to next September 05

If September 05, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 15 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

Circus by Alistair MacLean

Circus

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Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world’s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and

Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

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

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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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