Sunday October 12, 1975

US date format: 10/12/1975, UK date format: 12/10/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 12, 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 Marion Jones and Scott Von Der Ahe. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. Inn of the Damned, directed by Terry Bourke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Saturday Night Live. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or dnd.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • El Dia de la Raza - Latin America.
  • French Republican Calendar - Chanvre (Hemp) Day, twenty-first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • Columbus Day (traditionally) - United States.
  • Spain - Hispanic Day, National Day
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Events

  • NASA launches space vehicle S-195.
  • Archbishop Oliver Plunkett becomes first Irish-born saint in seven centuries.

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Movies

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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

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States of America

Whiffs

Whiffs

Directed by: Ted Post

Starring: Elliott Gould, Eddie Albert, Harry Guardino, Godfrey Cambridge

Sport Games on October 12, 1975

Sport Games on October 12, 1975


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - San Francisco 49ers : 17 - 3
  • Buffalo Bills - Baltimore Colts : 38 - 31
  • Chicago Bears - Detroit Lions : 7 - 27
  • Dallas Cowboys - New York Giants : 13 - 7
  • Denver Broncos - Pittsburgh Steelers : 9 - 20
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TV Series

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Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Written by:

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

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Days to next October 12

If October 12, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 18 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

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A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

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.

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.

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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