Thursday November 20, 1975

US date format: 11/20/1975, UK date format: 20/11/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on November 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 Davey Havok and Dierks Bentley. In that special week of November people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band. In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits. Peeper, directed by Peter Hyams, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Pursuit or pedit5.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Church of England - Edmund the Martyr
  • Brazil - Zumbi Day (since 1978)
  • United Kingdom - wedding day of Queen Elizabeth II (1947), official flag day
  • Mexico - Anniversary of the Revolution (1910)
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Events

  • Ronald Reagan announced candidacy for Rep nomination for President

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Movies

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Peeper

Peeper

Directed by: Peter Hyams

Starring: Michael Caine, Natalie Wood, Kitty Winn, Michael Constantine

Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Alice Cooper: Welcome to My Nightmare

Directed by: David Winters

Starring: Alice Cooper, Vincent Price, Dick Wagner, Steve Hunter

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman, Peter Brocco

Country: United States of America

The Teasers

The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

Starring: Gloria Guida, Giuseppe Pambieri, Gianfranco D'Angelo, Gisella Sofio

Inn of the Damned

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

TV Series

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State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Written by:

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Days to next November 20

If November 20, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 10 months, 6 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 25 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Bring On The Empty Horses by David Niven

Bring On The Empty Horses

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David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

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.

The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

In The Beginning by Chaim Potok

In The Beginning

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David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

Shogun by James Clavell

Shogun

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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