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Sunday 12 January 1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jocelyn Thibault in MontrTal and Chase Hampton in Oklahoma City. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds by Elton John. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Airport 1975, directed by Jack Smight, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Harlequin by Morris West was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Lucky Feller. If you liked videogames you were probably playing dnd or Shark Jaws.
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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Airport 1975

Directed by: Jack Smight

Starring: Charlton Heston, Karen Black, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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The Odessa File

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Jon Voight, Maximilian Schell, Maria Schell

Country: United States

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Phantom of the Paradise

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Paul Williams, William Finley, Jessica Harper

Country: United States

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Lenny

Directed by: Bob Fosse

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Valerie Perrine, Jan Miner

Country: United States

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Earthquake

Directed by: Mark Robson

Starring: Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, George Kennedy

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 12 January 1975

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TV Series

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

Lucky Feller

Starring: David Jason, Cheryl Hall, Peter Armitage, Pat Heywood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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A Dog of Flanders

Starring: Michie Kita, Reiko Katsura, Kuriko Komamura, Masako Sugaya

Country: Japan

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 12 January 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • In USA's Monk, the 4th season episode of MR. MONK AND MRS. MONK (#T-2351) indicates that Monk spilt something on January 12, 1999 during an earthquake. He stated "Earthquakes count, I don't make the rules."
  • In the television series The X-Files, the third season episode Syzygy, has two girls, Terri & Magi, both born on January 12, 1979. Strange astrological properties with 3+ celestial bodies in alignment gives them great power which they use to kill off several of their high school classmates on their birthday in 1996.
  • In 2001: A Space Odyssey, the fictional computer HAL becomes operational on January 12. In the movie by Stanley Kubrick, HAL was "born" in 1992, while in the book by Arthur C. Clarke the same event occurs in 1997.
  • Tanzania - Zanzibar Revolution Day
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Facts:
  • Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Minnesota Vikings, 16-6 in New Orleans, Louisiana; Most Valuable Player: Franco Harris, Running Back.
  • Chrysler Corp offers first car rebates.

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Sport Games on 12 January 1975

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  • Minnesota Vikings - Pittsburgh Steelers : 6 - 16
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Books

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

Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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The Memory Book

By: Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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A Bridge Too Far

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

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The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Haile

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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