Monday September 08, 1975

US date format: 9/8/1975, UK date format: 8/9/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 8, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Richard Hughes and Elena Likhovtseva. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching In Good Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing pedit5 or Doctor Pong.
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Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

Country: United States of America

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Directed by: John Trent

Starring: Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner

Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Framed

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke, Gabriel Dell, John Marley

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of September 08, 1975?


    Events

  • Guinee-Bissau declares independence from Portugal

    Famous Deaths

  • John Mylong: Actor (Robot Monster), dies at 82.

TV Series

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

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Les compagnons d'Eleusis

Magazine Covers

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Books

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

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.

The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Hailey

Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

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

Breach Of Faith

By: Theodore H. White

The Nixon crisis of 1973-1974 threatened the nation in ways we did not immediately understand. Stripped of drama and confusion, however, the problem was that our President had placed himself above

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].

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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