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Tuesday 8 July 1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Claire Keim and Régis Laconi. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille. In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits. Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Joey & Dad. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Hi-way.
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 ?

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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Cash and Company

Starring: Serge Lazareff, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Gus Mercurio, Bruce Kerr

Country: Australia

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The Tribal Eye

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

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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Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Nashville

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States

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Night Moves

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 July 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Annual Soapy Smith wake, held each year in Skagway, Alaska in the Gold Rush Cemetery and in Hollywood, California at the Magic Castle
  • Feast day of Saint Kilian
  • Feast day of Saint Grimbald
Famous Birthdays:
  • Claire Keim: French singer and actress, born to an architect and to a dentist mother named Keim.
  • Régis Laconi: French motorcycle racer who competed in the Superbike World Championship for DFX on a Ducati in 2009.
  • Jamal Woolard: Movie Actor.
  • Amara : Indonesian actress singer and model.
  • Elias Viljanen: Finnish singer and guitarist (Sonata Arctica).
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Facts:
  • Israeli Premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany
  • Quake damages over 2,000 temples in Pagan Burma, 20-foot-high seated Buddha of Thandawgya decapitated
  • US President Gerald Ford announces he will seek Republican nomination for president.
  • The US Mint releases 1776-1976 Bicentennial quarter dollars to circulation.

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Books

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

Conversations With Kennedy

By: Benjamin C. Bradlee

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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Far Tortuga

By: Peter Matthiessen

An adventure story and a deeply considered meditation upon the sea itself.

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The Promise Of Joy

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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