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Saturday August 16, 1975

US date format: 8/16/1975, UK date format: 16/8/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 16, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tania Zamparo and Cyril Saulnier. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Jive Talkin' by Bee Gees. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. Kidnap Syndicate, directed by Fernando Di Leo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Indy 800.
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Movies

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

Kidnap Syndicate

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Luc Merenda, James Mason, Irina Maleeva, Marino Masé

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Strip Nude for Your Killer

Directed by: Andrea Bianchi

Starring: Edwige Fenech, Nino Castelnuovo, Femi Benussi, Solvi Stubing

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The Story of O

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Corinne Cléry, Udo Kier, Anthony Steel, Jean Gaven

Country: United States

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Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick, Richard O'Brien

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Floris von Rosemund

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Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

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Ovelha Negra

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I Didn't Know You Cared

Written by: Peter Tinniswood

Starring: Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Deirdre Costello

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 August 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • RC saints: feast day of Saint Stephen I of Hungary; Saint Roch (helps against plague and skin diseases)
  • USA: legal holiday in Vermont for the Battle of Bennington in 1777 (which actually took place in the state of New York)
  • Palio dell'Assunta in Siena
  • Eastern Orthodox: commemoration of the translation of the Acheiropoietos icon which means "Not made by hands", (also known as the Mandelion; now lost) from Edessa to Constantinople on 16 August 944
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Rodgers & Hart closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • Peter Gabriel quits Genesis

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Planetary positions on August 16, 1975 - Geocentric view

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Books

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

Conversations With Kennedy

By: Benjamin C. Bradlee

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

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The Eagle Has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

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Shogun

By: James Clavell

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


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