Thursday October 23, 1975

US date format: 10/23/1975, UK date format: 23/10/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio (see zodiac on October 23, 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 Keith van Horn and Marie Bové. In that special week of October people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Hi-way or Doctor Pong.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

You can also have a look at the year 1975, at October 23 across the years or at October 1975 calendar.

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Chemistry: Mole Day
  • Astrology: First day of sun sign Scorpio in Western tropical astrology.
  • Hungary - National Day (revolution of 1956 and the proclamation of the Republic of Hungary in 1989)
  • Also see October 23 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
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Events

  • Battle between Cuba and South Africa troops in Angola

Famous Birthday

Famous Deaths

Movies

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Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Dog Day Afternoon

Dog Day Afternoon

Directed by: Sidney Lumet

Starring: Al Pacino, John Cazale, Penelope Allen, Sully Boyar

Country: United States of America

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

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

Three Days of the Condor

Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson, Max von Sydow

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Written by:

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Days to next October 23

If October 23, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 1 month, 11 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 19 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

By:

“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

By:

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

By:

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

By:

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

By:

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

Steeplechase

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 23, 1975?

On October 23, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is October 23, 1975?

On October 23, 1975 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 23, 1975?

On October 23, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 23, 1975?

On October 23, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 23, 1975?

On October 23, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 23, 1975?

On October 23, 1975 several famous people were born including, Keith van Horn, Marie Bové, Michelle Beadle.

Which famous people died on October 23, 1975?

Famous people died on October 23, 1975 include, Barboura Morris, Charles Brokaw.

What was the number one song in October 23, 1975?

The number one song in the week of October 23, 1975 was Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka in US and Hold Me Close by David Essex in UK.

What were the top hits on October 23, 1975?

The top hits on October 23, 1975 were Bad Blood by Neil Sedaka, Calypso by John Denver, Miracles by Jefferson Starship in US and Hold Me Close by David Essex, I Only Have Eyes For You by Art Garfunkel, There Goes My First Love by The Drifters in UK.


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