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Saturday 8 February 1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Joshua Morrow in Juneau and Damon Denson. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Fire by Ohio Players. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. The Stepford Wives, directed by Bryan Forbes, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barney Miller. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Shark Jaws.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Barney Miller

Written by: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker

Starring: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Country: United States

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The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

The Stepford Wives

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson

Country: United States

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Shampoo

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 February 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
  • Saint Jacoba (d.1239)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Martyn Green: Actor (Gilbert & Sullivan, Mikado), dies at 75.
Facts:
  • Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders

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Books

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

The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers an international thriller that takes readers into the darkest hearts of men and nations… In a remote corner of the impoverished African republic

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Helter Skelter

By: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

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

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Glory And The Lightning

By: Taylor Caldwell

Double day Taylor Caldwells novel set in ancient Persia and Greece, is based on the life of Aspasia the beautiful and intelligent courtesan who eventually became the companion of Pericles,

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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