Tuesday June 24, 1975

US date format: 6/24/1975, UK date format: 24/6/1975

It was Tuesday, under the sign of Cancer (see birth chart on June 24, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Marek Malík and Carla Gallo. In that special week of June people in US were listening to Love Will Keep Us Together by The Captain and Tennille. In UK Whispering Grass by Windsor Davies & Don Estelle was in the top 5 hits. Smile, directed by Michael Ritchie, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Conversations With Kennedy by Benjamin C. Bradlee was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Musical Chairs. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Shark Jaws or Indy 800.
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Movies

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Smile

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Starring: Bruce Dern, Barbara Feldon, Michael Kidd, Geoffrey Lewis

The Apple Dumpling Gang

Directed by: Norman Tokar

Starring: Bill Bixby, Susan Clark, Don Knotts, Tim Conway

That's the Way of the World

Directed by: Sig Shore

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Ed Nelson, Cynthia Bostick, Bert Parks

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

Starring: Glynn Turman, Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Garrett Morris, Cynthia Davis

Country: United States of America

Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams, John Beck

Country: United States of America

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of June 24, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Roman Catholic Church - Feast of Saint John the Baptist, patron saint of QuTbec
  • Discovery Day in Newfoundland and Labrador (celebrating the 1497 discovery by John Cabot)
  • Bannockburn Day in Scotland (see 1314 above)
  • Quarter days in England
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    Events

  • Eastern 727 crashes at JFK Airport NY, kills 113

TV Series

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

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Ovelha Negra

The Invisible Man

Directed by: Joseph Henson

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States of America

Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Conversations With Kennedy

By: Benjamin C. Bradlee

"Give[s] us a good idea of what Jack Kennedy was really like—probably as good an idea as anything likely to be written about him [him].

Here At The New Yorker

By: Brendan Gill

For over sixty years Brendan Gill has been a contented inmate of the singular institution known as the New Yorker. This affectionate account of the magazine, long known as a home

The Promise Of Joy

By: Allen Drury

The Advise and Consent series is a landmark of political fiction, displaying a depth of insider Washington knowledge and a canvas of compelling characters that catapulted each novel to the top

The Total Woman

By: Marabel Morgan

The Total Woman

How The Good Guys Finally Won

By: Jimmy Breslin

192 pages. Hardcover with dust jacket. The Viking Press (ISBN 0670382078). 1975 stated first.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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