Monday July 21, 1975

US date format: 7/21/1975, UK date format: 21/7/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on July 21, 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 Augustin Legrand and Christopher Barzak. In that special week of July people in US were listening to The Hustle by Van McCoy. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Picnic at Hanging Rock, directed by Peter Weir, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Floris von Rosemund. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Jet Fighter.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Zoticus
  • St. Victor of Marseilles
  • St. Barhadbesciabus
  • St. Arbogastus
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Events

  • New York Mets' Felix Milan hits four singles; erased by Joe Torres' four double plays.
  • Billy Martin fired as Texas Rangers' manager.

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

  • Fie Carelsen: Dutch actress, married from 1913 to 1920...
  • : Actor (Jimmy the Gent, Jealousy), dies...
  • : Actor (Jimmy the Gent, Jealousy), dies...

Movies

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Picnic at Hanging Rock

Picnic at Hanging Rock

Directed by: Peter Weir

Starring: Rachel Roberts, Anne-Louise Lambert, Vivean Gray, Helen Morse

Country: United States of America

Farewell, My Lovely

Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland, Sylvia Miles

Country: United States of America

Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

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

Country: United States of America

Infra-Man

Infra-Man

Directed by: Shan Hua

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

The Devil's Rain

The Devil's Rain

Directed by: Robert Fuest

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

TV Series

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Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya

Ben Vereen... Comin' at Ya

Days to next July 21

If July 21, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 2 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months, 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

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.

The Massacre At Fall Creek by Jessamyn West

The Massacre At Fall Creek

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A dramatic, sweeping saga of life on the Indiana frontier in 1824, based on actual historical events. The Fall Creek Massacre was a unique occurrence-the first recorded instance of whites being

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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Arthur Hailey’s #1 New York Times–bestselling novel takes readers behind the bronze doors of a major American bank and into the secret world of big money Ben Roselli, president of First Mercantile American

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway


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