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Thursday 21 August 1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alicia Witt and Simon Katich. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Fallin' In Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching I Didn't Know You Cared. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Panther or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

I Didn't Know You Cared

Written by: Peter Tinniswood

Starring: Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Deirdre Costello

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States

Kommissariat IX

Starring: Edgar Ott, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Steinmetz, Walter Riss

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Movies

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

The Land That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon

Country: United States

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Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

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Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Garrett Morris

Country: United States

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Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 August 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Ninoy Aquino Day - special holiday in the Philippines.
  • Orthodox - Thaddaeus
  • RC saints - Pope Pius X
  • Roman festivals - Consualia, in honor of Consus, is held
Famous Birthdays:
  • Alicia Witt: American actress who first hit the big time on prime time TV with her role of Zoey on the series, "Cybill.
  • Simon Katich: Australian cricketer and manager.
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Facts:
  • 3 truck pile up kills 10, injures 26 on French highway
  • US lightens trade embargo against Cuba
  • Rick and Paul Reuschel become first brothers to pitch a combined shut out.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Charles O. Finley
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8447
  • Time: L-R: Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, Vasco dos Santos Goncalves, Francisco da Costa Gomes.

Books

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

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

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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Shogun

By: James Clavell

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

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The Eagle Has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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