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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. Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching A Dog of Flanders. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Hi-way.
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TV Series

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

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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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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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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No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Microbes and Men

Starring: Frank Gillard, Arthur Lowe, Antonia Pemberton, James Grout

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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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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Magazine Covers

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Books

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

The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers an international thriller that takes readers into the darkest hearts of men and nations… In a remote corner of the impoverished African republic

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The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Haile

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Strictly Speaking

By: Edwin Newman

. 1974, 205pp

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


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