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Tuesday 15 July 1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jill Halfpenny and Kara Drew. In that special week of July people in US were listening to Listen To What The Man Said by Wings. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Promise Of Joy by Allen Drury was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kommissariat IX. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris

Country: United States

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Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States

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Night Moves

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Kommissariat IX

Starring: Edgar Ott, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Steinmetz, Walter Riss

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

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Cash and Company

Starring: Serge Lazareff, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Gus Mercurio, Bruce Kerr

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 15 July 1975 ?

  • Saint Vladimir the Great's day (Eastern Orthodox; Roman Catholic)
  • Confuflux (Discordianism)
  • Saint Swithun's feast day (Anglican Church)
  • Japan - Third day of Obon feast period
  • Palermo, Sicily - Festival of Santa Rosalia
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Famous Deaths:
  • Charles Weidman: American dancer, one of the three leaders of the revolt in dance in the 1930s along with Martha Graham and Doris Humphrey.
  • 46th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-3 at County Stadium, Milwaukee
  • All star MVP: Bill Madlock (Pittsburgh Pirates) and John Matlock (NY Mets)
  • Apollo 18 launched (will rendezvous with Soyuz)
  • Soyuz 19 and Apollo 18 launched; rendezvous two days later.

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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1975?

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adam Smith -- July 14, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8442
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elton John -- July 7, 1975


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

The Promise Of Joy

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

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How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

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Breach Of Faith

By: Theodore H. White

The Nixon crisis of 1973-1974 threatened the nation in ways we did not immediately understand. Stripped of drama and confusion, however, the problem was that our President had placed himself above

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By: Gerold Frank

Based on over 200 interviews and full access to her personal papers, letters, contracts, and photos, as well as the complete cooperation of her children, husbands, relatives, doctors, fellow actors, and

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving



Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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