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Wednesday 6 August 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Rik Platvoet and Renate Gotschl. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Almost Anything Goes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Gun Fight.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States

Kommissariat IX

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

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Land That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon

Country: United States

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Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

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Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States

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Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 6 August 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Jamaica - Independence Day
  • Roman Catholicism - several feasts, including those of at least 3 saints: Feast of the Transfiguration of Christ
  • St. Joachim (father of St. Mary, according to Catholic tradition)
  • St. Juatus
  • St. Pastor
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Books

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

The Massacre At Fall Creek

By: Jessamyn West

A dramatic, sweeping saga of life on the Indiana frontier in 1824, based on actual historical events. The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being

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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.

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The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Bermuda Triangle

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How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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