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Thursday 23 October 1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jessicka and Michelle Beadle. 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. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pesma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Doctor Pong or Doctor Pong.
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 ?

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Who

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fawlty Towers

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe

Country: United States

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Lisztomania

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas

Country: United States

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Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland

Country: United States

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Black Moon

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart

Country: United States

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 23 October 1975 ?

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)
  • R.C. Saints - Saint Giovanni da Capistrano; Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Battle between Cuba and South Africa troops in Angola

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Mayor Jacob Beame -- Oct. 20, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8456
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: The Maharishi -- Oct. 13, 1975

Books

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

The Moneychangers

By: Arthur Hailey

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

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

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

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Curtain

By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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Humboldt'S Gift

By: Saul Bellow

“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

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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