Sunday February 16, 1975

US date format: 2/16/1975, UK date format: 16/2/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on February 16, 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 Vanina Ickx and Marty Murray. In that special week of February people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Passenger, directed by Michelangelo Antonioni, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Glory And The Lightning by Taylor Caldwell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Indy 800 or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at February 16 across the years or at February 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Saint Juliana
  • Saint Lucilla
  • Remembrance of Lambertus
  • Saint Jeremias
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Events

  • Washington Capitals' first NHL shutout, beating Kansas City Scouts 3-0.

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Movies

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The Passenger

The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Country: United States of America

The Stepford Wives

The Stepford Wives

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson, Nanette Newman

Country: United States of America

Galileo

Galileo

Directed by: Joseph Losey

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

Report to the Commissioner

Report to the Commissioner

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Directed by: Steno

Starring: Bud Spencer, Al Lettieri, Enzo Cannavale, Renato Scarpa

TV Series

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The Sweeney

The Sweeney

Written by:

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Love School

The Love School

The Smothers Brothers Show

The Smothers Brothers Show

Hot L Baltimore

Hot L Baltimore

Days to next February 16

If February 16, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 9 months, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 2 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Glory And The Lightning by Taylor Caldwell

Glory And The Lightning

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Double day Taylor Caldwells novel set in ancient Persia and Greece, is based on the life of Aspasia the beautiful and intelligent courtesan who eventually became the companion of Pericles,

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

By:

. 1974, 205pp

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John le Carre

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By:

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

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:

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 16, 1975?

On February 16, 1975 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is February 16, 1975?

On February 16, 1975 the zodiac sign was Aquarius.

Who was the US President on February 16, 1975?

On February 16, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 16, 1975?

On February 16, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 16, 1975?

On February 16, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 16, 1975?

On February 16, 1975 several famous people were born including, Vanina Ickx, Casey Barrett in MontrTal, Marty Murray.

Which famous people died on February 16, 1975?

Famous people died on February 16, 1975 include, Norman Treigle, Morgan Taylor.

What was the number one song in February 16, 1975?

The number one song in the week of February 16, 1975 was You're No Good by Linda Ronstadt in US and January by Pilot in UK.

What were the top hits on February 16, 1975?

The top hits on February 16, 1975 were You're No Good by Linda Ronstadt, Pick Up The Pieces by AWB, Best Of My Love by Eagles in US and January by Pilot, Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Please Mr Postman by The Carpenters in UK.


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