Monday August 25, 1975

US date format: 8/25/1975, UK date format: 25/8/1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 25, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Amandine Cornette de Saint Cyr and Raymond Wong (actor). In that special week of August people in US were listening to Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band. In UK I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics was in the top 5 hits. It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, directed by John Trent, 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 The New Tom & Jerry Show. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Panther.
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Movies

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It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time

Directed by: John Trent

Starring: Anthony Newley, Stefanie Powers, Isaac Hayes, Lloyd Bochner

Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland, Strother Martin

Country: United States of America

Framed

Directed by: Phil Karlson

Starring: Joe Don Baker, Conny Van Dyke, Gabriel Dell, John Marley

Kidnap Syndicate

Directed by: Fernando Di Leo

Starring: Luc Merenda, James Mason, Irina Maleeva, Marino Masé

Strip Nude for Your Killer

Directed by: Andrea Bianchi

Starring: Edwige Fenech, Nino Castelnuovo, Femi Benussi, Solvi Stubing

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 25, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Opiconsivia held in honor of Ops.
  • RC Saints - Genesius of Arles, Saint Louis IX of France, Saint Joseph Calasanz
  • Uruguay - National Day (independence from Brazil in 1825).
  • Philippines - National Heroes' Day.

TV Series

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

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

Shades of Greene

Don Adams' Screen Test

Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in August 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

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].

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.

Without Feathers

By: Woody Allen

Here they are--some of the funniest tales and ruminations ever put into print, by one of the great comic minds of our time.

Breach Of Faith

By: Theodore H. White

The Nixon crisis of 1973-1974 threatened the nation in ways we did not immediately understand. Stripped of drama and confusion, however, the problem was that our President had placed himself above

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter


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