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Tuesday 21 January 1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Anette Oldenborg and Faghma Absalom. 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. Kurutta ippêji, directed by Teinosuke Kinugasa, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Ebony Tower by John Fowles was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barney Miller. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Steeplechase or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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TV Series

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

Barney Miller

Written by: Danny Arnold, Theodore J. Flicker

Starring: Hal Linden, Max Gail, Ron Glass, Steve Landesberg

Country: United States

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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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The Shari Show

Written by: Shari Lewis, Jeremy Tarcher

Starring: Shari Lewis

Country: United States

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Edward the King

Starring: Annette Crosbie, Timothy West, Helen Ryan, Felicity Kendal

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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No, Honestly

Starring: John Alderton, Pauline Collins

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

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

Black Christmas

Directed by: Bob Clark

Starring: Olivia Hussey, Keir Dullea, Margot Kidder

Country: United States

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The Man with the Golden Gun

Directed by: Guy Hamilton

Starring: Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland

Country: United States

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The Front Page

Directed by: Billy Wilder

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Susan Sarandon

Country: United States

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Young Frankenstein

Directed by: Mel Brooks

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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The Godfather: Part II

Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola

Starring: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 21 January 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • National Hugging Day
  • Catholicism - Feast day of Saint Agnes.
  • Mauritius - Thaipoosam Cavadee.
  • UN Arms Day
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Marie Lohr: Actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel, Escapade), dies at 84.
Facts:
  • 28th NHL All-Star Game: Wales beat Campbell 7-1 at MontrTal.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Gerald Ford -- Jan. 20, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8417
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Dr. John Laragh -- Jan. 13, 1975

Books

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

The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

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.

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The Ultra Secret

By: F.W. Winterbotham

Operation Ultra was designed to intercept and decode German signals sent using Enigma, the top-secret German cypher machine. F.W. Winterbotham, was the man responsible for the organization, distribution and security of

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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.

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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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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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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