Wednesday October 29, 1975

US date format: 10/29/1975, UK date format: 29/10/1975

It was Wednesday, under the sign of Scorpio (see birth chart on October 29, 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 Aksel Hennie and Kelly Lin. In that special week of October people in US were listening to Island Girl by Elton John. 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 Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Wonder Woman. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Pursuit.
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Historical Events

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Holidays

  • St. Terence of Metz
  • Turkey - Republic Day (1923)
  • Anglican Church - James Hannington
  • St. Zenobius
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Events

  • Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffer kills 1st victim

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Movies

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The Teasers

The Teasers

Directed by: Michele Massimo Tarantini

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

Inn of the Damned

Inn of the Damned

Directed by: Terry Bourke

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

Posse from Heaven

Posse from Heaven

Directed by: Phillip Pine

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

Afonya

Afonya

Directed by: Georgiy Daneliya

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

Rooster Cogburn

Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

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

Country: United States of America

TV Series

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Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Saturday Night Live

Written by:

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

Fawlty Towers

Fawlty Towers

Starring: John Cleese, Prunella Scales, Andrew Sachs, Connie Booth

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

The New Tom & Jerry Show

The New Tom & Jerry Show

Directed by: Charles A. Nichols

Days to next October 29

If October 29, 1975 is your birthday you're 44 years, 10 months, 29 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 1 month, 2 days.
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Magazine Covers

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Books

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The Eagle Has Landed by Jack Higgins

The Eagle Has Landed

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As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

The Great Railway Bazaar by Paul Theroux

The Great Railway Bazaar

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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.

The Moneychangers by Arthur Hailey

The Moneychangers

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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

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

Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow

Humboldt'S Gift

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“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Pursuit

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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

Frequently Asked Questions

What day of the week was on October 29, 1975?

On October 29, 1975 the day of the week was Wednesday.

What zodiac sign is October 29, 1975?

On October 29, 1975 the zodiac sign was Scorpio.

Who was the US President on October 29, 1975?

On October 29, 1975 the US President was Gerald Ford (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on October 29, 1975?

On October 29, 1975 the UK Prime Minister was Harold Wilson (Labour).

Who was the Pope on October 29, 1975?

On October 29, 1975 Pope St Paul VI was leading the Catholic Church.

Which famous people are born on October 29, 1975?

On October 29, 1975 several famous people were born including, Aksel Hennie, Kelly Lin.

Which famous people died on October 29, 1975?

Famous people died on October 29, 1975 include, John Scott Trotter.

What was the number one song in October 29, 1975?

The number one song in the week of October 29, 1975 was Island Girl by Elton John in US and Hold Me Close by David Essex in UK.

What were the top hits on October 29, 1975?

The top hits on October 29, 1975 were Island Girl by Elton John, Calypso by John Denver, Miracles by Jefferson Starship in US and Hold Me Close by David Essex, I Only Have Eyes For You by Art Garfunkel, There Goes My First Love by The Drifters in UK.


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