Tuesday November 11, 1975, Veteran's Day

US date format: 11/11/1975, UK date format: 11/11/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 11, 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 Eyal Podell and Angelica Vale. In that special week of November people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John. In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare, directed by David Winters, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Indy 800.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Colombia - Independence of Cartagena, from the Spanish Army in (1918)
  • Remembrance Day in the Commonwealth of Nations, including United Kingdom, Australia and Canada.
  • Lacplesis' Day (1919) in Latvia: the official date for commemoration of Latvian soldiers, who had died for the country's freedom.
  • Armistice Day in France and Belgium: end of World War I (1918)
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Events

  • Angola gains independence from Portugal (National Day)
  • Independence of Angola.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • : (Fireball Fun For All), dies at 79.

Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?
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Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Directed by: David Winters

Starring: Alice Cooper, Vincent Price, Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

The Teasers

The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

Starring: Gloria Guida, Giuseppe Pambieri, Gianfranco D'Angelo, Gisella Sofio

Inn of the Damned

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

Posse from Heaven

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

Starring: Todd Compton, Fanne Foxe, Ward Wood, Rod Roddy

TV Series

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

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

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Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Fawlty Towers

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

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Days to next November 11

If November 11, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 10 months, 18 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 13 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

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.

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on November 11, 1975?

On November 11, 1975 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is November 11, 1975?

On November 11, 1975 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on November 11, 1975?

On November 11, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on November 11, 1975?

On November 11, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on November 11, 1975?

On November 11, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on November 11, 1975?

On November 11, 1975 several famous people were born including, Eyal Podell, Arianna Bergamaschi, Angelica Vale.

Which famous people died on November 11, 1975?

Famous people died on November 11, 1975 include, Marty May.

What was the number one song in November 11, 1975?

The number one song in the week of November 11, 1975 was Island Girl by Elton John in US and Space Oddity by David Bowie in UK.

What were the top hits on November 11, 1975?

The top hits on November 11, 1975 were Island Girl by Elton John, Lyin' Eyes by Eagles, Who Loves You by The Four Seasons in US and Space Oddity by David Bowie, DIVORCE by Billy Connolly, Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen in UK.


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