Sunday February 23, 1975

US date format: 2/23/1975, UK date format: 23/2/1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Pisces (see birth chart on February 23, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Gotham Chopra and Bohdan Ulihrach. In that special week of February people in US were listening to Pick Up The Pieces by AWB. In UK January by Pilot was in the top 5 hits. Deep Red, directed by Dario Argento, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Bankers by Martin Mayer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching The Big Showdown. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Panther.
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Movies

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Deep Red

Directed by: Dario Argento

Starring: David Hemmings, Daria Nicolodi, Gabriele Lavia, Macha Méril

Country: United States of America

Katie Tippel

Directed by: Paul Verhoeven

Starring: Monique van de Ven, Rutger Hauer, Andrea Domburg, Hannah de Leeuwe

Zorro

Directed by: Duccio Tessari

Starring: Alain Delon, Stanley Baker, Ottavia Piccolo, Enzo Cerusico

Breakout

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall, Jill Ireland, Randy Quaid

The Passenger

Directed by: Michelangelo Antonioni

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Maria Schneider, Jenny Runacre, Ian Hendry

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 23, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Saint Milburga
  • Roman Empire - Terminalia held in honor of Terminus.
  • Russia - Defender of the Fatherland Day (formerly Red Army Day or Day of Soviet Army and Navy).
  • Blessed odilia of Mombeek
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    Events

  • Amy Alcott wins LPGA Orange Blossom Golf Classic.

TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

The Big Showdown

Directed by: Wong Tin Lam

The Sweeney

Written by: Ian Kennedy Martin

Starring: John Thaw, Dennis Waterman, Garfield Morgan

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The Bob Crane Show

Une Suédoise à Paris

You're on Your Own

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Bankers

By: Martin Mayer

The sequel to The Bankers explores the fluid nature of banking and money in the computer age, the changing economic role of banks and other financial institutions, the growth

A Bridge Too Far

By: Cornelius Ryan

The classic account of one of the most dramatic battles of World War II.A Bridge Too Far is Cornelius Ryan's masterly chronicle of the Battle of Arnhem, which marshalled the greatest

The Bermuda Triangle

By: Charles Berlitz

Bermuda Triangle

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:

Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc


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