Sunday April 13, 1975

US date format: 4/13/1975, UK date format: 13/4/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aries (see birth chart on April 13, 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 Lou Bega and Karen Brunon. In that special week of April people in US were listening to Philadelphia Freedom by Elton John. In UK Bye Bye Baby by Bay City Rollers was in the top 5 hits. Bite the Bullet, directed by Richard Brooks, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Edward the King. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Destruction Derby.
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Historical Events

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Events

  • Penguins 5-Isles 4 - Quarterfinals - Penguins hold 1-0 lead
  • Christian Falange kills 27 Palestinians, begins Lebanese civil war.
  • Chad military coup by General Odingar.
  • 39th Golf Masters Championship: Jack Nicklaus wins, shooting a 276.
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Movies

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Bite the Bullet

Bite the Bullet

Directed by: Richard Brooks

Starring: Gene Hackman, Candice Bergen, James Coburn, Ben Johnson

The Maids

The Maids

Directed by: Christopher Miles

Starring: Glenda Jackson, Susannah York, Vivien Merchant, Mark Burns

Dolemite

Dolemite

Directed by: D'Urville Martin

Starring: Rudy Ray Moore, D'Urville Martin, Jerry Jones, Lady Reed

Capone

Capone

Directed by: Steve Carver

Starring: Ben Gazzara, Susan Blakely, Harry Guardino, Sylvester Stallone

Country: United States of America

Sharks' Treasure

Sharks' Treasure

Directed by: Cornel Wilde

Starring: Cornel Wilde, Yaphet Kotto, John Neilson, Cliff Osmond

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TV Series

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Edward the King

Edward the King

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Good Neighbors

Good Neighbors

Directed by: Jacob Tierney

Blankety Blanks

Blankety Blanks

Sam and the River

Sam and the River

Tarbuck and All That!

Tarbuck and All That!

Days to next April 13

If April 13, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 5 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 6 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Bermuda Triangle by Charles Berlitz

The Bermuda Triangle

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Bermuda Triangle

Here At The New Yorker by Brendan Gill

Here At The New Yorker

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For over sixty years Brendan Gill has been a contented inmate of the singular institution known as the New Yorker. This affectionate account of the magazine, long known as a home

Something Happened by Joseph Heller

Something Happened

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Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

Helter Skelter

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1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

The Pleasure Bond by William H. Masters and Virginia E. Johnson

The Pleasure Bond

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This four-level series integrates survival English with academic content skills in social studies, science, math, and history. Lessons cover skills required on most middle school state-competency tests.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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