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Wednesday 22 January 1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Aquarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include David Vyborny and Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen in Palmerston North. 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 All Things Bright And Beautiful by James Herriot was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Barney Miller. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Crash 'N Score or dnd.
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 22 January 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • New Zealand - Wellington Anniversary.
  • Catholicism - Feast day of St. Vincent.
Famous Birthdays:
  • David Vyborny: Czech ice hockey player.
  • Lee Maxwell Francis Vertongen in Palmerston North: New Zealand; cyclist (Olympics-1996).
  • Damian Clemente: American homicide: convicted along with his father Anthony "Cleo" for the Charlestown restaurant massacre in which four men were shot to death and a fifth survived only because Cleo ran out of bullets.
  • Stefano Diamante: Italian homicide, age 24 when he murdered his mother, 10/22/1999, c. 6:00 AM, Geneva.
  • Balthazar Getty: American noted family, the great-grandson of Jean Paul Getty, the founder of the family fortune, age one and a half when his famous kin died.
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Facts:
  • Landsat 2, an Earth Resources Technology Satellite, launched

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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 ?

All Things Bright And Beautiful

By: James Herriot

Two years ago when we published James Herriot's All Creatures Great and Small, we called it a "miracle between covers." In the first major review of the book, Alfred Ames said:

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carre

Featuring George Smiley, this New York Times bestseller is the first installment in John le Carré’s acclaimed Karla Trilogy. From the author of A Delicate Truth and The Spy Who Came in from the Cold.

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Strictly Speaking

By: Edwin Newman

. 1974, 205pp

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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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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


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