Sunday 21 December 1975
It was Sunday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Paloma Herrera .
In that special week of December people in US were listening to That's The Way (I Like It) by K.C and the Sunshine Band.
In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits.
Barry Lyndon, directed by Stanley Kubrick, 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 Destruction Derby or Pursuit.
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Which were the important events of 21 December 1975 ?
- Roman festivals - Divalia in honour of Angerona
- R.C. Saints - Saint Petrus Canisius ; formerly feast day of Thomas the apostle
- Also see December 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- The summer solstice (Southern Hemisphere) or winter solstice (Northern Hemisphere), sometimes known as Yule, occurs on or very close to this date. It is an important festival in the Chinese calendar.
- Paloma Herrera: Argentinian ballerina.
- Hello, Dolly closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 51 performances
- Very Good Eddie opens at Booth Theater NYC for 307 performances
- 1st New York Jet to gain 1,000 yards rushing (John Riggins)
- 64th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Czechoslovakia in Stockholm (3-2).
- Madagascar adopts constitution.
- Buffalo Sabres set NHL record of 40 points beating Washington Capitals 14-2 scoring five goals versus Capitals in 4:57.
- Six people, including Carlos (the Jackal), kidnap delegates of an OPEC conference in Vienna.
Which were the top hits in that special week of December 1975 ?
Top #10 songs in the USA
- K.C and the Sunshine Band - That's The Way (I Like It)
- The Staple Singers - Let's Do It Again
- Silver Convention - Fly, Robin, Fly
- Bay City Rollers - Saturday Night
- Ohio Players - Love Rollercoaster
- Diana Ross - Theme From Mahogany (Do You Know Where You're Going To)
- Jigsaw - Sky High
- Barry Manilow - I Write The Songs
- Sweet - Fox On The Run
- Bee Gees - Nights On Broadway
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