Monday January 20, 1975

US date format: 1/20/1975, UK date format: 20/1/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Aquarius (see birth chart on January 20, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Noberto Fontana and David Eckstein. In that special week of January people in US were listening to Please Mr. Postman by Carpenters. In UK Streets Of London by Ralph McTell was in the top 5 hits. Report to the Commissioner, directed by Milton Katselas, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Watership Down by Richard Adams was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Shark Jaws.
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Movies

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Report to the Commissioner

Directed by: Milton Katselas

Starring: Michael Moriarty, Yaphet Kotto, Susan Blakely, Hector Elizondo

Flatfoot in Hong Kong

Directed by: Steno

Starring: Bud Spencer, Al Lettieri, Enzo Cannavale, Renato Scarpa

Galileo

Directed by: Joseph Losey

Starring: Topol, Edward Fox, Colin Blakely, Georgia Brown

The Beast

Directed by: Walerian Borowczyk

Starring: Sirpa Lane, Lisbeth Hummel, Elisabeth Kaza, Pierre Benedetti

Country: United States of America

Mr. Ricco

Directed by: Paul Bogart

Starring: Dean Martin, Eugene Roche, Thalmus Rasulala, Denise Nicholas

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of January 20, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Aquarius.
  • Saint Fabian
  • Euthymus
  • Desiderius
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    Events

  • 5th NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 17-10.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

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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Khan!

Typhelle et Tourteron

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Books

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

Watership Down

By: Richard Adams

A phenomenal worldwide bestseller for more than forty years, Richard Adams's Watership Down is a timeless classic and one of the most beloved novels of all time.Set

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.

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

Helter Skelter

By: Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry

1976 Bantam Books, 28th Printing; Helter Skelter; by Vincent Bugliosi with Curt Gentry; Includes 64 pages of "chilling" black and white photographs.

Supership

By: Noel Mostert

Subscribers to The New Yorker will remember this epic from its serialized appearance there. Written in the aftermath of the Arab oil embargo, SUPERSHIP vividly recounts life at sea on a

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.


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