Saturday 6 December 1975
It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Natalie Titcume and Noel Clarke.
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 Destruction Derby or Doctor Pong.
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Which were the important events of 6 December 1975 ?
- Spain - Constitution Day
- Belgium and the Netherlands celebrate Sinterklaas, a day on which a skinny version of Santa Claus gives the children oranges, candy and toys.
- Finland - Finland Independence Day (from Russia, 1917)
- Canada - National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
- Also see December 6 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- R.C. Saints - optional memorial of Saint Nicholas
- Natalie Titcume: Australian softball catcher (1996 Olympics - Bronze Medalist).
- Noel Clarke: English actor and writer.
- Adrian Arias: Mexican footballer.
- Sen Robert Dole and Elizabeth Hanford marry
- US President Gerald Ford and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger meet with Indonesian president Suharto, agreeing to a planned attack on East Timor.
- 41st Heisman Trophy Award: Archie Griffin, Ohio State (RB).
- Balcombe Street Siege: An IRA Active Service Unit takes a couple hostage in Balcombe Street, London.
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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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