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Saturday 9 August 1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brian Fuentes and Mathew James Coad. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, 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 Almost Anything Goes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or dnd.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Land That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon

Country: United States

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Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

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Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States

Kommissariat IX

Starring: Edgar Ott, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Steinmetz, Walter Riss

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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 9 August 1975 ?

  • St. Nathy (or David)
  • Feast day of the great martyr Saint Panteleimon in Russian Orthodox Church
  • St. Fedlimid/Felimy
  • St. Romanus Ostiarius
  • St. Edith Stein
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Famous Deaths:
  • 1st NFL game in Louisiana Superdome, Houston beats Saints 13-7
  • Dodger Davey Lopes steals record 32nd consecutive base without being caught
  • Donna Caponi Young wins LPGA Colgate European Ladies Golf Open

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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.

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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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

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The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Bermuda Triangle

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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