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Sunday 28 December 1975

It was Sunday, under the sign of Capricorn. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tannis Vallely in New York City and Kesley Perrin. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Let's Do It Again by The Staple Singers. 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 Extra Drei. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Anti-Aircraft or Steeplechase.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last 30 days ?

Barry Lyndon

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee

Country: United States

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The Killer Elite

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill

Country: United States

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The Man Who Would Be King

Directed by: John Huston

Starring: Sean Connery, Michael Caine, Christopher Plummer

Country: United States

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Emmanuelle II

Directed by: Francis Giacobetti

Starring: Sylvia Kristel, Umberto Orsini, Frdric Lagache

Country: United States

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The Adventure of Sherlock Holmes' Smarter Brother

Directed by: Gene Wilder

Starring: Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman

Country: United States

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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released this week ?

Nobody's House

Starring: Kevin Moreton, Stuart Wilde, Mandy Woodward, William Gaunt

Country: United Kingdom

Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings

Written by: Edward McLachlan

Starring: Bernard Cribbins, Ernie Coombs

Country: United Kingdom

Johnny Cash and Friends

Starring: June Carter Cash, Johnny Cash, Steve Martin, Jim Varney

Country: United States

Animals, Animals, Animals

Starring: Hal Linden

Country: United States

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That's Hollywood

Starring: Nigel Bruce, Anthony Franciosa, Basil Rathbone, Clark Gable

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 28 December 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • The third day of Christmas in Western Christianity.
  • Calendar of Saints - Feast of the Holy Innocents, a.k.a. Childermas, commemorating the Massacre of the Innocents on order of king Herod the Great. In Spain and Latin American countries the festival is celebrated in a manner similar to April Fool's Day.
Famous Birthdays:
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Facts:
  • Hail Mary Pass-Cowboys beat Vikings 17-14 on last second pass
  • 1st broadcast of radio Hilversum IV (classic music)
  • Earthquake in Pakistan, 4,000 die
  • Red Army beats New York Rangers 7-3 at Madison Square Garden, New York.

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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: J. Edgar Hoover -- Dec. 22, 1975
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8465
  • Time: Marisa Berenson in Kubrick's 'Barry Lyndon'

Books

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

Something Happened

By: Joseph Heller

Bob Slocum was living the American dream. He had a beautiful wife, three lovely children, a nice house...and all the mistresses he desired. He had it all -- all, that is, but happiness.

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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy

By: John le Carré

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; and The Night Manager, now a television series starring Tom Hiddleston. John le Carré’s new novel, A Legacy of Spies, is now available.The

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The Ebony Tower

By: John Fowles

The Ebony Tower, comprising a novella, three stories, and a translation of a medieval French tale, echoes themes from John Fowles's internationally celebrated novels as it probes the fitful relations between love and hate, pleasure and pain, fantasy and reality.

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Harlequin

By: Morris West

Paul Desmond admires his close friend George Harlequin for his impeccable European breeding. Head of a prestigious Swiss bank, Harlequin belongs to a vanishing class of gentlemen whose handshake is their bond.

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Anti-Aircraft

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Doctor Pong

Doctor Pong

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Sports simulation

Publisher: Atari Inc.

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Pursuit

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Flight simulator, military, shooter

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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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