Tuesday October 21, 1975

US date format: 10/21/1975, UK date format: 21/10/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Libra (see birth chart on October 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 Henrique Hilario and Madchild . In that special week of October people in US were listening to Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka. In UK Hold Me Close by David Essex was in the top 5 hits. The Teasers, directed by Michele Massimo Tarantini, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or dnd.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • R.C. saints - Saint Ursula and her 11 (or 11000) virgins; Saint Hilarion
  • Republic of China - Overseas Chinese Day
  • French Republican Calendar - Tonneau (Barrel) Day, thirtieth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
  • In the comic novel Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett, the Earth was born on this day in 4004 BC, within a quarter of an hour of 9 in the morning. This was supposedly because God liked to get things over with early.
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Events

  • Treemonisha opens at Uris Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • Coast Guard Academy 1st allows women to enroll
  • Elton John given a star in Hollywood
  • Venera 9, 1st craft to orbit planet Venus launched
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Movies

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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

Posse from Heaven

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

Starring: Todd Compton, Fanne Foxe, Ward Wood, Rod Roddy

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

Starring: Leonid Kuravlyov, Evgeniya Simonova, Evgeniy Leonov, Saveliy Kramarov

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe, Richard Jordan

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

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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

The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Days to next October 21

If October 21, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 11 months, 4 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 26 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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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.

Without Feathers by Woody Allen

Without Feathers

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Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow

Ragtime

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Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all timePublished in 1975, Ragtime changed our very concept of what a novel could be.

Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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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

Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer

Winning Through Intimidation

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If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

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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