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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 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. Rooster Cogburn, directed by Stuart Millar, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Shogun by James Clavell was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Pesma. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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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La Chienne

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Michel Simon, Georges Flamant, Janie Marse

Country: United States

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What the sky looked like on 23 October 1975

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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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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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Books

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

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.

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Money

By: John Kenneth Galbraith

Combines a history of money and monetary institutions, with an analysis of money's changing role in the sum total of economic analysis and policy.

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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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The Greek Treasure

By: Irving Stone

A fictionalized narrative of the derided by determined efforts of German traveler-archaeologist, Henry Schliemann, and his second wife, Sophia Engastromenos, to excavate the sites of Homeric Troy and ancient Mycenae

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Hi-way

Hi-way

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

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc


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