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Tuesday 16 September 1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Kip Harkrider and Gal Fridman. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Dog Day Afternoon, directed by Sidney Lumet, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Gruntovcani. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

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Doctors' Hospital

Written by: James E. Moser, Jack Laird

Starring: George Peppard, Zohra Lampert

Country: United States

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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Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States

Movies

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

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen

Country: United States

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The Land That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon

Country: United States

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Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

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Anita: Swedish Nymphet

Directed by: Torgny Wickman

Starring: Christina Lindberg, Stellan Skarsgrd, Danile Vlaminck

Country: United States

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Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 16 September 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Mexico - Independence Day (from Spain; proclaimed 1810, recognised 1821, instituted 1825; See Fiestas Patrias)
  • Also see September 16 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Saint Cyprian, Pope Cornelius, Saint Ludmila
  • In ancient Greece, the third day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates walked to the sea at Phaleron and purified themselves in the water.
  • Papua New Guinea - Independence Day (from Australia, 1975)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Irene Hayes: Ziegfeld girl and businesswoman (Born 1896).
Facts:
  • Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • Pirates beat Cubs 22-0, Rennie Stennett is 3rd to go 7 for 7
  • Rennie Stennett is 2nd to hit 7-for-7 in a 9-inning game
  • The Cape Verde Islands, Mozambique, and Sao Tome and Principe join the United Nations.
  • The first prototype of the MiG-31 interceptor makes its maiden flight.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Lynette Fromme -- Sep. 15, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8451
  • Time: Air Force Sgt. Leonard Matlovich

Books

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

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

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

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

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.

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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