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Wednesday 17 September 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Austin St John and Jade Estrada. 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. Three Days of the Condor, directed by Sydney Pollack, 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 Pursuit or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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 ?

Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 17 September 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • RC Saints - Feasts of Saint Lambert (martyr), Hildegard of Bingen
  • United States - Constitution Day (observed on the previous Friday if it falls in a weekend), Citizenship Day, Von Steuben Day
  • Netherlands - Operation Market Garden is still remembered with parachuting and dedications on this day.
  • Also see September 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • The fourth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries in ancient Greek mythology, when the initiates sacrificed a pig.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Rollout of first space shuttle orbiter Enterprise (OV-101).

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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 ?

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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