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Monday 17 March 1975, St. Patrick's Day

It was Monday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Puneet Rajkumar and Mason Jennings. In that special week of March people in US were listening to My Eyes Adored You by Frankie Valli. In UK If by Telly Savalas was in the top 5 hits. Escape to Witch Mountain, directed by John Hough, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Something Happened by Joseph Heller was one of the best selling books. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or Gun Fight.
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 ?

Barney Miller

Written by: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker

Starring: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Country: United States

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The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Lucky Feller

Starring: David Jason, Cheryl Hall, Peter Armitage, Pat Heywood

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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EBC1: Emu's Broadcasting Company

Starring: Tom Chatto, Billy Dainty, Rod Hull, Barbara New

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Escape to Witch Mountain

Directed by: John Hough

Starring: Eddie Albert, Ray Milland, Donald Pleasence

Country: United States

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Tommy

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Ann-Margret, Oliver Reed

Country: United States

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

Directed by: Terry Gilliam

Starring: Graham Chapman, John Cleese, Eric Idle

Country: United States

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A Boy and His Dog

Directed by: L.Q. Jones

Starring: Don Johnson, Jason Robards, Susanne Benton

Country: United States

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Boss Nigger

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Starring: Fred Williamson, D'Urville Martin, William Smith

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 March 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Ancient Rome - the second day of the Bacchanalia in honor of Bacchus
  • Ancient Rome - the Liberalia in honor of Liber
  • St. Agricola
  • St. Joseph of Arimathea
  • Feast day of St Patrick: a public holiday in Ireland (National feast) and Montserrat, widely celebrated in North America and worldwide (see St. Patrick's Day)
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Facts:
  • Valeri Muratov skates world record 1000 metre (1:16.92).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Cher -- Mar. 17, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8425
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: American Jews and Israel -- Mar. 10, 1975

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 ?

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

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Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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