Monday January 13, 1975

US date format: 1/13/1975, UK date format: 13/1/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 13, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Angela Holbeck and Rune Eriksen. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Mandy by Barry Manilow. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Galileo, directed by Joseph Losey, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Galileo

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown

The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza, Pierre Benedetti

Country: United States of America

Mr. Ricco

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: Dean Martin, Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala, Denise Nicholas

The Great McGonagall

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

Starring: Spike Milligan, Peter Sellers, Julia Foster, John Bluthal

Anari

Directed by: Asit Sen

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore, Moushumi Chatterjee, Kabir Bedi

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Historical Events

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    Holidays

  • In Sweden, Christmas ends on the 20th day, St. Knut's Day. Children celebrate a party throwing out the Christmas tree (julgransplundring).

TV Series

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

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

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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Books

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

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

The Woman He Loved

By: Ralph G. Martin

Windsor, Wallis Warfield Duchess of Britain and Edward VIII, King of Great Britain biography of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor 1972

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.

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a …

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game


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