Sunday August 10, 1975

US date format: 8/10/1975, UK date format: 10/8/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 10, 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 Tessie Santiago and Chieko Shiratori. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. Sholay, directed by Ramesh Sippy, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Without Feathers by Woody Allen was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Gun Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opalia, festival in honor of Ops
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Laurence
  • Prisoner's Justice Day - Canada.
  • Independence Day in Ecuador -- Movement began in Quito in 1809. Independence not achieved till May 1822.
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Events

  • 57th PGA Championship: Jack Nicklaus shoots a 276 at Firestone Akron
  • David Frost purchases exclusive rights to interview US President Richard Nixon.

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Movies

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Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Country: United States of America

Syndicate Sadists

Syndicate Sadists

Directed by: Umberto Lenzi

Starring: Tomas Milian, Joseph Cotten, Maria Fiore, Mario Piave

Night of the Seagulls

Night of the Seagulls

Directed by: Amando de Ossorio

Starring: Víctor Petit, María Kosty, Sandra Mozarowsky, José Antonio Calvo

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

Big Eddie

Big Eddie

Les Zingari

Les Zingari

Days to next August 10

If August 10, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 13 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy

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"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].

The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway


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