Thursday February 20, 1975

US date format: 2/20/1975, UK date format: 20/2/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 20, 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 Brian Littrell and Livan Hernandez. 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. Deep Red, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Doctor Pong.
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Historical Events

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  • Margaret Thatcher elected leader of British Conservative Party.

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Deep Red

Deep Red

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

Country: United States of America

Katie Tippel

Katie Tippel

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Andrea Domburg, Hannah de Leeuwe

Zorro

Zorro

Directed by: Duccio Tessari

Starring: Alain Delon, Stanley Baker, Ottavia Piccolo, Enzo Cerusico

Breakout

Breakout

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall, Jill Ireland, Randy Quaid

The Passenger

The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Country: United States of America

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The Big Showdown

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

The Sweeney

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Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Bob Crane Show

The Bob Crane Show

Une Suédoise à Paris

Une Suédoise à Paris

You're on Your Own

You're on Your Own

Days to next February 20

If February 20, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 7 months, 10 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 4 months, 21 days.
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Books

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The Memory Book by Harry Lorayne and Jerry Lucas

The Memory Book

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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

Strictly Speaking by Edwin Newman

Strictly Speaking

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. 1974, 205pp

The Dogs Of War by Frederick Forsyth

The Dogs Of War

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"Knocking off a bank or an armored truck is merely crude. Knocking off an entire republic has, I feel, a certain style." So says mining magnate Sir James Manson, a shadowy titan of London's financial district, who is scheming a …

The Ebony Tower by John Fowles

The Ebony Tower

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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.

Harlequin by Morris West

Harlequin

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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.

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

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on February 20, 1975?

On February 20, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is February 20, 1975?

On February 20, 1975 the zodiac sign was Pisces.

Who was the US President on February 20, 1975?

On February 20, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on February 20, 1975?

On February 20, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on February 20, 1975?

On February 20, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on February 20, 1975?

On February 20, 1975 several famous people were born including, Brian Littrell, Livan Hernandez, Brendan Witt.

Which famous people died on February 20, 1975?

Famous people died on February 20, 1975 include, Edgar "Cookie" Fairchild, Robert Strauss.

What was the number one song in February 20, 1975?

The number one song in the week of February 20, 1975 was Pick Up The Pieces by AWB in US and January by Pilot in UK.

What were the top hits on February 20, 1975?

The top hits on February 20, 1975 were Pick Up The Pieces by AWB, Best Of My Love by Eagles, Some Kind Of Wonderful by Grand Funk in US and January by Pilot, Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me) by Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel, Please Mr Postman by The Carpenters in UK.


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