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Saturday 19 July 1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Wax Tailor and Helmut Fritz. 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. Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Spindrift by Phyllis A. Whitney was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Kommissariat IX. If you liked videogames you were probably playing pedit5 or Crash 'N Score.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States

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Night Moves

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

Kommissariat IX

Starring: Edgar Ott, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Steinmetz, Walter Riss

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

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Cash and Company

Starring: Serge Lazareff, Penne Hackforth-Jones, Gus Mercurio, Bruce Kerr

Country: Australia

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 19 July 1975 ?

  • According to sitcom Father Ted, previous events that occurred on July 19 included Galway being liberated by the Indians, Marathon was renamed Snickers and the Ice Age ended.
  • St. Symmachus
  • St. Machrina
  • St. Arsenius
  • Catholic - Feasts of St. Vincent de Paul
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Famous Deaths:
  • Lefty Frizzell: American country music and honky tonk singer and prolific songwriter of the 1950s.
  • Nullified because the tar on his bat handle exceeds 18 limit
  • Apollo and Soyuz, linked in orbit for two days, separate.

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Adam Smith -- July 14, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8442
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Elton John -- July 7, 1975


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


By: Phyllis A. Whitney

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.

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The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Bermuda Triangle

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The Promise Of Joy

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

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

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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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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Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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