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Monday 29 September 1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Libra. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Alister (singer) and Heather Pease. In that special week of September people in US were listening to Fame by David Bowie. In UK Sailing by Rod Stewart was in the top 5 hits. Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS, directed by Don Edmonds, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Curtain by Agatha Christie was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Grandizer. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Gun Fight or Panther.
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Which were the most popular movies released this week ?

Black Moon

Directed by: Louis Malle

Starring: Cathryn Harrison, Therese Giehse, Alexandra Stewart

Country: United States

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La Chienne

Directed by: Jean Renoir

Starring: Michel Simon, Georges Flamant, Janie Marse

Country: United States

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The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser

Directed by: Werner Herzog

Starring: Bruno S., Walter Ladengast, Brigitte Mira

Country: United States

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Directed by: Jim Sharman

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick

Country: United States

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Three Days of the Condor

Directed by: Sydney Pollack

Starring: Robert Redford, Faye Dunaway, Cliff Robertson

Country: United States

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TV Series

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Written by: Anthony Haas

Starring: Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, Penelope Wilton, Harold Pinter

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Doctor Who

Written by: Sydney Newman

Starring: Tom Baker, William Hartnell, Jon Pertwee, Patrick Troughton

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Fawlty Towers

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

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Ellery Queen

Written by: Richard Levinson, William Link

Starring: Jim Hutton, David Wayne, Tom Reese

Country: United States

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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 29 September 1975 ?

  • Argentina, Inventor's Day - L�szl= J=zsef Bfr='s birthday.
  • England, Ireland - One of the four Quarter days in the Irish calendar
  • Also see September 29 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • RC Saints - Michaelmas - Christian feast of the Archangels St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael
  • French Republican Calendar - Amarante (Amaranth) Day, eighth day in the Month of VendTmiaire
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Famous Deaths:
  • Casey Stengel: New York Yankees' manager (1949-60), dies in Glendale, California, at age 85.
  • Three For Money, debuts on NBC-TV
  • Jackie Wilson, slips into an irreversible coma; he dies in 1984
  • WGPR-TV Detroit, 1st Black-owned station in US, began broadcasting
  • WGPR in Detroit, Michigan, becomes the world's first black-owned-and-operated television station.

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Sport Games on 29 September 1975

American Football
  • Green Bay Packers - Denver Broncos : 13 - 23
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: Kidnapped Heiress turned Revolutionary, Patricia C. Hearst
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8453
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Busing -- Sep. 22, 1975


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


By: Agatha Christie

The Queen of Mystery has come to Harper Collins! Agatha Christie, the acknowledged mistress of suspense—creator of indomitable sleuth Miss Marple, meticulous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, and so many other unforgettable characters—brings her entire oeuvre of ingenious whodunits, locked room ...

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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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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Gun Fight

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

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: JP Taito; EU Taito; NA Midway

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Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

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