Tuesday September 16, 1975

US date format: 9/16/1975, UK date format: 16/9/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on September 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 Amy Price-Francis and Gal Friedman. 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. Flic Story, directed by Jacques Deray, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching In Good Company. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Doctor Pong.
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Historical Events

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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.
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Events

  • Papua New Guinea gains independence from Australia (National Day)
  • 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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Movies

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Flic Story

Flic Story

Directed by: Jacques Deray

Starring: Alain Delon, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Renato Salvatori, Claudine Auger

Royal Flash

Royal Flash

Directed by: Richard Lester

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, Florinda Bolkan, Oliver Reed

Africa Express

Africa Express

Directed by: Michele Lupo

Starring: Giuliano Gemma, Ursula Andress, Jack Palance, Giuseppe Maffioli

The Ultimate Warrior

The Ultimate Warrior

Directed by: Robert Clouse

Starring: Yul Brynner, Max von Sydow, Joanna Miles, William Smith

Three Days of the Condor

Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

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TV Series

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In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Twiggy

Twiggy

Days to next September 16

If September 16, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 12 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 11 months, 19 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won

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

Circus by Alistair MacLean

Circus

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Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world’s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Frequently Asked Questions

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

On September 16, 1975 the day of the week was Tuesday.

What zodiac sign is September 16, 1975?

On September 16, 1975 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on September 16, 1975?

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

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

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

Who was the Pope on September 16, 1975?

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

Which famous people are born on September 16, 1975?

On September 16, 1975 several famous people were born including, Amy Price-Francis, Gal Friedman, Kip Harkrider.

Which famous people died on September 16, 1975?

Famous people died on September 16, 1975 include, Irene Hayes.

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

The number one song in the week of September 16, 1975 was Fame by David Bowie in US and Sailing by Rod Stewart in UK.

What were the top hits on September 16, 1975?

The top hits on September 16, 1975 were Fame by David Bowie, Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell, At Seventeen by Janis Ian in US and Sailing by Rod Stewart, The Last Farewell by Roger Whittaker, Moonlighting by Leo Sayer in UK.


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