Sunday September 14, 1975

US date format: 9/14/1975, UK date format: 14/9/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 14, 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 Babak Najafi and Mother Elizabeth. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching In Good Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Gun Fight.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Eastern Orthodox Church - Exaltation of the Cross, which commemorates the discovery of the (allegedly) original Christian cross in 326 by Helena, mother of Constantine, as well as the recovery from the Persians by Heraclius in 628.
  • Formerly, in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches, the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday following 14 September were observed as one of the four sets of Ember days. In the Irish calendar they were known as Quarter tense.
  • Roman Catholic Church - Triumph of the Cross (compare May 3, Finding of the Holy Cross).
  • In ancient Greece, the first day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, during which the sacred objects were brought from Eleusis to Athens.

Events

  • Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Southgate Golf Open
  • Pope Paul VI declares Mother Elizabeth Ann Bayley Seton 1st US Saint
  • Rembrandts Nightwatch slashed and damaged in Amsterdam
  • The first American saint, Elizabeth Ann Seton, is canonized by Pope Paul VI.

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Movies

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Three Days of the Condor

Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

Country: United States of America

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Directed by: John Trent

Starring: Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner

Hard Times

Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Framed

Framed

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke, Gabriel Dell, John Marley

TV Series

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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

Les compagnons d'Eleusis

Les compagnons d'Eleusis

Days to next September 14

If September 14, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 21 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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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

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

Circus by Alistair MacLean

Circus

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Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world’s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway


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