Sunday October 19, 1975

US date format: 10/19/1975, UK date format: 19/10/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Libra (see zodiac on October 19, 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 Shian-Li Tsang and Burak Güven. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by was in the top 5 hits. The Teasers, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini, 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 Saturday Night Live. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Gun Fight.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at October 19 across the years or at October 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Niue - Constitution Day in honour of the country's independence (self-governing in free association with New Zealand) in 1974.
  • Brazil - Independence Day of State of Piauf
  • Albania - Mother Teresa Day.
  • Also see October 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Chorus Line opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 6137 performances
  • Hamlisch and Klebans musical Chorus Line premieres in New York City
  • Shelley Hamlin wins LPGA Japan Golf Classic

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Movies

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Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

Country: United States of America

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Country: United States of America

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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Music charts

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Sport Games on October 19, 1975

Sport Games on October 19, 1975


NFL

American Football
  • Atlanta Falcons - Los Angeles Rams : 7 - 22
  • Baltimore Colts - New England Patriots : 10 - 21
  • Chicago Bears - Pittsburgh Steelers : 3 - 34
  • Cleveland Browns - Denver Broncos : 15 - 16
  • Detroit Lions - Minnesota Vikings : 19 - 25
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TV Series

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Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Written by:

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Days to next October 19

If October 19, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 16 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 14 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

Curtain by Agatha Christie

Curtain

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The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room …

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

Power! by Michael Korda

Power!

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Explains the nature, purposes, uses, and rewards of power, viewed as a necessity of life, and describes how power has been achieved and wielded by various adepts

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 19, 1975?

On October 19, 1975 the day of the week was Sunday.

What zodiac sign is October 19, 1975?

On October 19, 1975 the zodiac sign was Libra.

Who was the US President on October 19, 1975?

On October 19, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 19, 1975?

On October 19, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 19, 1975?

On October 19, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 19, 1975?

On October 19, 1975 several famous people were born including, Shian-Li Tsang, Burak Güven, Nic Pizzolatto.

What was the number one song in October 19, 1975?

The number one song in the week of October 19, 1975 was Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka in US and Hold Me Close by David Essex in UK.

What were the top hits on October 19, 1975?

The top hits on October 19, 1975 were Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka, Calypso by John Denver, Miracles by Jefferson Starship in US and Hold Me Close by David Essex, I Only Have Eyes For You by Art Garfunkel, There Goes My First Love by The Drifters in UK.


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