Thursday July 17, 1975

US date format: 7/17/1975, UK date format: 17/7/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 17, 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 Cécile de France and Elena Anaya. 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. Dersu Uzala, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musical Chairs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Hi-way.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Kyoto, Japan - Gion Matsuri
  • Various mathematics departments - Yellow Pig's Day
  • South Korea - Constitution Day
  • Puerto Rico - Luis Mu�oz Rivera's Birthday
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Events

  • Apollo 18 and Soyuz 19 make 1st US / USSR linkup in space
  • Ringo Starr and Maureen Cox divorce
  • Apollo-Soyuz Test Project: An American Apollo and a Soviet Soyuz spacecraft dock with each other in orbit marking the first such link-up between spacecraft from the two nations.

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Movies

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Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America

Infra-Man

Infra-Man

Directed by: Shan Hua

Starring: Danny Lee, Terry Liu, Hsieh Wang, Man-Tzu Yuan

The Devil's Rain

The Devil's Rain

Directed by: Robert Fuest

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, Ida Lupino, William Shatner

Smile

Smile

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

The Apple Dumpling Gang

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

TV Series

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Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

On the Mat

On the Mat

Almost Anything Goes

Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States of America

Days to next July 17

If July 17, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 20 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Breach Of Faith by Theodore H. White

Breach Of Faith

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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

The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West

The Massacre At Fall Creek

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A dramatic, sweeping saga of life on the Indiana frontier in 1824, based on actual historical events. The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being

Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee

Conversations With Kennedy

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"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].

Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney

Spindrift

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Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney. From the book jacket inside front cover: Inside the walls of a palatial Newport estate, a violent struggle was beginning.

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on July 17, 1975?

On July 17, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is July 17, 1975?

On July 17, 1975 the zodiac sign was Cancer.

Who was the US President on July 17, 1975?

On July 17, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on July 17, 1975?

On July 17, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on July 17, 1975?

On July 17, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on July 17, 1975?

On July 17, 1975 several famous people were born including, Cécile de France, Elena Anaya, Apollo 11 (launch date)

Which famous people died on July 17, 1975?

Famous people died on July 17, 1975 include, Modoc [the Elephant]

What was the number one song in July 17, 1975?

The number one song in the week of July 17, 1975 was Listen To What The Man Said by Wings in US and Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash in UK

What were the top hits on July 17, 1975?

The top hits on July 17, 1975 were Listen To What The Man Said by Wings, The Hustle by Van McCoy, I'm Not In Love by 10cc in US and Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers, Misty by Ray Stevens in UK


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