Monday January 06, 1975, Epiphany

US date format: 1/6/1975, UK date format: 6/1/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 6, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Vincent Niclot and Océane (actress). In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. The Great McGonagall, directed by Joseph McGrath, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Choirboys by Joseph Wambaugh was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or Destruction Derby.
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The Great McGonagall

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

Starring: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Julia Foster, John Bluthal

Anari

Directed by: Asit Sen

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Moushumi Chatterjee, Kabir Bedi

Vincent, François, Paul and the Others

Directed by: Claude Sautet

Starring: Yves Montand, Michel Piccoli, Serge Reggiani, Gérard Depardieu

Stardust

Directed by: Michael Apted

Starring: David Essex, Adam Faith, Larry Hagman, Ines Des Longchamps

The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira, Willy Semmelrogge

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • Epiphany (National Holiday) in Italy
  • Christianity (except Eastern and Oriental Orthodox who follow the Julian Calendar) - Epiphany of the Lord (a.k.a. "Twelfth Day of Christmas" and Three Kings Day in some areas).
  • In the Irish Calendar- Little Christmas or Nollaig na mBan (Women's Christmas) and/or Twelfth Day.
  • Twelfth Night, or The Lord of Misrule
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    Events

  • AM America, premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host

    Famous Deaths

  • Noel Madison: Actor (Jitterbugs, Black Raven), dies at...

TV Series

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

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Love School

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Books

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

The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, …

The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Haile

Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

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.

Supership

By: Noel Mostert

Subscribers to The New Yorker will remember this epic from its serialized appearance there. Written in the aftermath of the Arab oil embargo, SUPERSHIP vividly recounts life at sea on a

Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game


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