Friday 5 December 1975
It was Friday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Ronnie O'Sullivan and Paula Patton.
In that special week of December people in US were listening to Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention.
In UK Space Oddity by David Bowie was in the top 5 hits.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, directed by Milos Forman, 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 Spannagl & Sohn.
If you liked videogames you were probably playing Hi-way or Jet Fighter.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 5 December 1975 ?
- Thailand - The King's Birthday, National Day, Father's Day
- Day of the Ninja
- Austria - Krampus
- Also see December 5 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - formerly: Saint Sabas
- Roman festivals - Faunalia celebrated in honor of Faunus (according to Horace, Odes 3.18)
- Belgium, the Netherlands and the UK - Saint Nicholas Eve (whom Dutch speakers call Sinterklaas, which became in other languages Santa Claus)
Famous Birthdays:05 December
- Jimmy Nervo: Actor (Frozen Limits).
- Me & Bessie closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
- NASA launches space vehicle S-196; it fails.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- Silver Convention - Fly, Robin, Fly
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- Jigsaw - Sky High
- The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again
- Captain and Tennille - The Way I Want To Touch You
- Elton John - Island Girl
- War - Low Rider
- Bee Gees - Nights On Broadway
- Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night
- Simon and Garfunkel - My Little Town
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