Sunday July 20, 1975

US date format: 7/20/1975, UK date format: 20/7/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 20, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Ray Allen and Judy Greer. 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. Dersu Uzala, directed by Akira Kurosawa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musical Chairs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Anti-Aircraft.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Which were the most popular Movies released in those months?

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Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America


Directed by: Shan Hua

Starring: Danny Lee, Terry Liu, Hsieh Wang, Man-Tzu Yuan

The Devil's Rain

Directed by: Robert Fuest

Starring: Ernest Borgnine, Eddie Albert, Ida Lupino, William Shatner


Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 20, 1975?


  • St. Jerome Aemiliani
  • St. Rufina
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  • India expels three reporters from The Times, The Daily Telegraph, and Newsweek because they refused to sign a pledge to abide by government censorship.

TV Series

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

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

On the Mat

Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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

How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

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


By: Gerold Frank

Based on over 200 interviews and full access to her personal papers, letters, contracts, and photos, as well as the complete cooperation of her children, husbands, relatives, doctors, fellow actors, and


By: James Clavell

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

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


What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter


Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game


Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc


Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

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