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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 Humboldt'S Gift by Saul Bellow was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Spannagl & Sohn. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Jet Fighter or Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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TV Series

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

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States

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Arena

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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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Directed by: Milos Forman

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Louise Fletcher, Michael Berryman

Country: United States

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The Story of O

Directed by: Just Jaeckin

Starring: Corinne Clry, Udo Kier, Anthony Steel

Country: United States

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Rooster Cogburn

Directed by: Stuart Millar

Starring: John Wayne, Katharine Hepburn, Anthony Zerbe

Country: United States

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Lisztomania

Directed by: Ken Russell

Starring: Roger Daltrey, Sara Kestelman, Paul Nicholas

Country: United States

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Hard Times

Directed by: Walter Hill

Starring: Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Jill Ireland

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 5 December 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • 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
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
Facts:
  • Me & Bessie closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 453 performances
  • NASA launches space vehicle S-196; it fails.

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Books

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

Humboldt'S Gift

By: Saul Bellow

“I think it A Work of genius, I think it The Work of a Genius, I think it brilliant, splendid, etc.

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Ragtime

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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The Choirboys

By: Joseph Wambaugh

Partners in the Los Angeles Police Department, they’re haunted by terrifying dark secrets of the nightwatch–shared predawn drink and sex sessions they call choir practice. Each wears his cynicism like a bulletproof jockstrap–each has his horror story, his bad dream, ...

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Against Our Will

By: Susan Brownmiller

"The most comrpehensive study of rape ever offered to the public...It forces readers to take a fresh look at their own attitudes toward this devastating crime."NEWSWEEKAs

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

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Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Steeplechase

Platform: Arcade

Genre: sports simulation

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Jet Fighter

Platform: Arcade

Genre: military, shooter

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Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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