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Thursday 28 August 1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Douglas Faneuil and Jamie Cureton. 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. The Land That Time Forgot, directed by Kevin Connor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Chto? Gde? Kogda?. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Crash 'N Score.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Chto? Gde? Kogda?

Starring: Boris Kryuk, Aleksandr Maslyakov, Vladimir Voroshilov

I Didn't Know You Cared

Written by: Peter Tinniswood

Starring: Robin Bailey, John Comer, Liz Smith, Deirdre Costello

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Almost Anything Goes

Starring: Charlie Jones, Regis Philbin, Sam Riddle

Country: United States

Kommissariat IX

Starring: Edgar Ott, Klaus Tiedemann, Herbert Steinmetz, Walter Riss

Joey & Dad

Starring: Joey Heatherton, Ray Heatherton, Pat Paulsen

Country: United States

Movies

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

The Land That Time Forgot

Directed by: Kevin Connor

Starring: Doug McClure, John McEnery, Susan Penhaligon

Country: United States

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Farewell, My Lovely

Directed by: Dick Richards

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Charlotte Rampling, John Ireland

Country: United States

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Rollerball

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States

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Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 August 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Fritz Wotruba: Austrian sculptor designed the Wotruba Church (d. 1975).

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Israeli leader Itzhak Rabin, U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger & Egyptian President Anwar
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8448
  • Time: Charles O. Finley

Books

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

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Based on a harrowing true story, the groundbreaking #1 New York Times bestseller, Looking for Mr. Goodbar, is a story of love, power, sex, and death during the sexual revolution of the 1970s.Theresa

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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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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

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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

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving


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