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 birth chart on October 23, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). 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 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 The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or pedit5.
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The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

Starring: Gloria Guida, Giuseppe Pambieri, Gianfranco D'Angelo, Gisella Sofio

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

Starring: Judith Anderson, Alex Cord, Michael Craig, Joseph Fürst

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

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

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

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

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 23, 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)
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    Events

  • Battle between Cuba and South Africa troops in Angola

TV Series

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

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

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

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

The Great Railway Bazaar

By: Paul Theroux

First published more than thirty years ago, Paul Theroux's strange, unique, and hugely entertaining railway odyssey has become a modern classic of travel literature.

Shogun

By: James Clavell

A bold English adventurer. An invincible Japanese warlord. A beautiful woman torn between two ways of life, two ways of love.

Circus

By: Alistair MacLean

Reissue of the classic tale of espionage set in Cold War Europe, where the world’s greatest circus acrobat must break into an impenetrable fortress, from the acclaimed master of action and

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 …

Bring On The Empty Horses

By: David Niven

David Niven is remembered as one of Britain's best-loved actors. The archetypal English gentleman, he starred in over ninety films. He is also one of Hollywood's finest chroniclers.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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