Thursday August 28, 1975

US date format: 8/28/1975, UK date format: 28/8/1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Virgo (see birth chart on August 28, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour), Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Vera Jordanova and Nick Tarabay. In that special week of August people in US were listening to by . In UK by 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 Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner 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 Pursuit or dnd.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
  • Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)

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Movies

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Dersu Uzala

Dersu Uzala

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Maksim Munzuk, Yuriy Solomin, Mikhail Bychkov, Vladimir Khrulev

Country: United States of America

Sholay

Sholay

Directed by: Ramesh Sippy

Starring: Dharmendra, Sanjeev Kumar, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan

Country: United States of America

Jaws

Jaws

Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary

Country: United States of America

Love and Death

Love and Death

Directed by: Woody Allen

Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Georges Adet, Frank Adu

Country: United States of America

Nashville

Nashville

Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley, Shelley Duvall

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Floris von Rosemund

Floris von Rosemund

Musical Chairs

Musical Chairs

Directed by: Jonathan Bergstrom

On the Mat

On the Mat

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

Starring: Karl Merkatz, Ingrid Burkhard, Erika Deutinger, Klaus Rott

Country: Austria

Days to next August 28

If August 28, 1975 is your birthday you're 45 years, 3 months old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 9 months.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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Looking for Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner

Looking for Mr. Goodbar

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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

How The Good Guys Finally Won by Jimmy Breslin

How The Good Guys Finally Won

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

The Boat by Lothar-Gunther Buchheim

The Boat

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Autumn 1941. A U-boat is on a hazardous patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic, but the tide is beginning to turn against the Germans.

Circus by Alistair MacLean

Circus

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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

The Ascent Of Man by J. Bronowski

The Ascent Of Man

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The Ascent of Man

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Destruction Derby

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

pedit5

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on August 28, 1975?

On August 28, 1975 the day of the week was Thursday.

What zodiac sign is August 28, 1975?

On August 28, 1975 the zodiac sign was Virgo.

Who was the US President on August 28, 1975?

On August 28, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on August 28, 1975?

On August 28, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on August 28, 1975?

On August 28, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on August 28, 1975?

On August 28, 1975 several famous people were born including, Vera Jordanova, Nick Tarabay, Gareth Farrelly.

Which famous people died on August 28, 1975?

Famous people died on August 28, 1975 include, Fritz Wotruba.

What was the number one song in August 28, 1975?

The number one song in the week of August 28, 1975 was Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics in UK.

What were the top hits on August 28, 1975?

The top hits on August 28, 1975 were Get Down Tonight by K.C and the Sunshine Band, Fallin' In Love by Hamilton, Joe Frank and Reynolds, Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell in US and I Can't Give You Anything (But My Love) by The Stylistics, Barbados by Typically Tropical, Give A Little Love by Bay City Rollers in UK.


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