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Friday 24 October 1975

It was Friday, under the sign of Scorpio (see planets position on October 24, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amy Bailey and Juan Pablo Angel. 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 Crash 'N Score or Pursuit.
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What the sky looked like on 24 October 1975

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

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

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Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

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

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Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

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

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Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

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Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

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

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

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In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

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The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

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Floris von Rosemund

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The Nearly Man

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 24 October 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Also see October 24 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In The Fellowship of the Ring, by J.R.R. Tolkien, the date is mentioned to Frodo Baggins by Gandalf upon his waking in Rivendell.
  • Discordianism - Maladay
  • Zambia - Independence Day (1964)
  • R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Antonio Maria Claret
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Facts:
  • Turkish diplomat shot dead in Paris

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Planetary positions on this day

Planetary positions on October 24, 1975 - Geocentric view

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Magazine Covers

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Music Charts

Which were the top hits in that special week of October 1975 ?

Top #10 R&B songs
  1. To Each His Own - Faith, Hope And Charity
  2. They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play) - The Spinners
  3. Ohio Players - Sweet Sticky Thing
  4. War - Low Rider
  5. Sly Stone - I Get High On You
  6. Give It What You Got/Peace Pipe - B.T. Express
  7. Same Thing It Took - The Impressions
  8. Smokey Robinson - The Agony And The Ecstasy
  9. Willie Hutch - Love Power
  10. Leon Haywood - I Want'a Do Something Freaky To You

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.

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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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Ragtime

By: E. L. Doctorow

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.

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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.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Gun Fight

Gun Fight

Platform: Arcade, Bally Astrocade, Atari 8-bit family, Commodore 64, Commodore 128

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


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