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Monday 8 December 1975

It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Jerrelle Clark and Kevin Harvick. In that special week of December people in US were listening to Fly, Robin, Fly by Silver Convention. In UK Bohemian Rhapsody by Queen was in the top 5 hits. Emmanuelle II, directed by Francis Giacobetti, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Winning Through Intimidation by Robert J. Ringer 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 Panther.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Old Newspapers

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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 ?

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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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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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 December 1975 ?

Holidays:
  • Malta - Public Holiday.
  • Panama - Mother's Day
  • Romania - Constitution Day
  • Bulgaria - Day of the Student (studentski praznik)
  • R.C. Saints - The solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary: a Holy Day of Obligation
Famous Birthdays:
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Famous Deaths:
  • Gary Thain: New Zealand bassist (Uriah Heep) (Born 1948).
Facts:
  • Raisin closes at 46th St. Theater NYC after 847 performances
  • New York City is approved for bailout of 2.3 billion each year through to 1978 ampndash 6.9 billion total.

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Sport Games on 8 December 1975

NFL
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  • Denver Broncos - Oakland Raiders : 10 - 17
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Magazine Covers

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

  • Time: The Pittsburgh Steelers. On cover: (L-R) L.C. Greenwood, Dwight White, Ernie Holmes and Joe Greene
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.8463
  • Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Christmas Shopping -- Dec. 1, 1975

Books

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

Winning Through Intimidation

By: Robert J. Ringer

If you've ever found yourself coming out on the short end of the stick, you'll appreciate the rewards that can be yours whenyou take the initiative in every area of your

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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 Age Of Napoleon

By: Will and Ariel Durant

The Age of Napoleon surveys the amazing chain of events that wrenched Europe out of the Enlightenment and into the age of democracy.

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Angels

By: Billy Graham

Yes, angels are real. They are not the product of your imagination. “If we had open spiritual eyes we would see not only a world filled with evil spirits and powers―but also powerful angels with

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Hi-way

Hi-way

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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Crash 'N Score

Crash 'N Score

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

dnd

dnd

Platform: PLATO system

Genre: Role-playing video game

Panther

Platform: PLATO System

Genre: Vehicle simulation game

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