Wednesday January 15, 1975

US date format: 1/15/1975, UK date format: 15/1/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Capricorn (see birth chart on January 15, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Mary Pierce and Belinda Chapple. 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 The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Galileo

Galileo

Directed by: Joseph Losey

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

The Beast

The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

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

Country: United States of America

Mr. Ricco

Mr. Ricco

Directed by: Paul Bogart

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

The Great McGonagall

The Great McGonagall

Directed by: Joseph McGrath

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

Anari

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

  • Kerala in India - Makaravilakku or Makara Sankranthy at Sabarimala.
  • Jallikattu in South India.
  • United States - Traditionally, Martin Luther King Day.
  • North Korea - Korean Alphabet Day.
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Events

  • Space Mountain opens at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.

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TV Series

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Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

Der Leutnant vom Schwanenkietz

The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Karen

Karen

Archer

Archer

Magazine Covers

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Books

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Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

By:

. 1974, 205pp

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.

The Woman He Loved by Ralph G. Martin

The Woman He Loved

By:

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

All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By:

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:

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

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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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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