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Thursday 20 February 1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Brendan Witt and Ismael Kirui in Marakwet. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Pick Up The Pieces by AWB. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. Boss Nigger, directed by Jack Arnold, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barney Miller. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Indy 800.
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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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Boss Nigger

Directed by: Jack Arnold

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

Country: United States

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The Stepford Wives

Directed by: Bryan Forbes

Starring: Katharine Ross, Paula Prentiss, Peter Masterson

Country: United States

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Shampoo

Directed by: Hal Ashby

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn

Country: United States

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Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 20 February 1975 ?

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Facts:
  • Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Henry Jackson -- Feb. 17, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8421
  • Time: Rebates & Smaller Cars

Books

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

The Dogs Of War

By: Frederick Forsyth

#1 New York Times bestselling author Frederick Forsyth delivers an international thriller that takes readers into the darkest hearts of men and nations… In a remote corner of the impoverished African republic

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A Bridge Too Far

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

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All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

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The Memory Book

By: Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

Unleash the hidden power of your mind through Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas's simple, fail-safe memory system, and you can become more effective, more imaginative, and more powerful, at work, at

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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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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Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


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