Saturday February 08, 1975

US date format: 2/8/1975, UK date format: 8/2/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 8, 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 Anne Decis and Vincent Le Quellec. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Fire by Ohio Players. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Destruction Derby.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Nirvana Day - an annual Buddhist festival.
  • Saint Jerome Emiliani.
  • Saint Juventius
  • Saint Mengold of Huy
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Events

  • Caps only got one shot in a period against Islanders

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Movies

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The Passenger

The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Country: United States of America

Inserts

Inserts

Directed by: John Byrum

Starring: Richard Dreyfuss, Jessica Harper, Bob Hoskins, Veronica Cartwright

The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman

Country: United States of America

Shampoo

Shampoo

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant

Country: United States of America

Lepke

Lepke

Directed by: Menahem Golan

Starring: Tony Curtis, Anjanette Comer, Michael Callan, Warren Berlinger

TV Series

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

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Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Cher

Cher

Caribe

Caribe

Meu Rico Português

Meu Rico Português

Days to next February 08

If February 08, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan

A Bridge Too Far

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The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

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:

The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

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"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a …

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


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