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Thursday 31 July 1975

It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jodi Ann Paterson and Annie Parisse. In that special week of July people in US were listening to One Of These Nights by Eagles. In UK Tears On My Pillow by Johnny Nash was in the top 5 hits. Anita: Swedish Nymphet, directed by Torgny Wickman, 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 Almost Anything Goes. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Jet Fighter.
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Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

Cooley High

Directed by: Michael Schultz

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

Country: United States

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Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: James Caan, John Houseman, Maud Adams

Country: United States

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Directed by: Steven Spielberg

Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss

Country: United States

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Directed by: Robert Altman

Starring: Keith Carradine, Karen Black, Ronee Blakley

Country: United States

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Night Moves

Directed by: Arthur Penn

Starring: Gene Hackman, Jennifer Warren, Susan Clark

Country: United States

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TV Series

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

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

Ben Hall

Starring: Jon Finch

Country: Australia

Ein echter Wiener geht nicht unter

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

Country: Austria

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 31 July 1975 ?

  • St. John Columbini
  • Republic of the Congo - Upswing of the Revolution
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Saint Ignatius of Loyola (founder of the Jesuits)
  • St. Conrode (son of Leo and Kurt / El Gauchito Gil's former wife)
  • St. Helen of Skofde
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What news were making the headlines those days in July 1975?

  • Time: The Ford family in the White House
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8444
  • Time: U.S. and Soviet hands shaking


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

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The Ascent Of Man

By: J. Bronowski

The Ascent of Man

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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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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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What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Destruction Derby

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

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Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG

Indy 800

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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