Saturday December 13, 1975

US date format: 12/13/1975, UK date format: 13/12/1975

It was Saturday, under the sign of Sagittarius (see birth chart on December 13, 1975). The US president was Gerald Ford (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Tom DeLonge and Magdalena Wróbel. 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. Breakheart Pass, directed by Tom Gries, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1975 while Looking For Mr. Goodbar by Judith Rossner was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching State of Emergency. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Destruction Derby or Indy 800.
But much more happened that day: find out below..

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Movies

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Breakheart Pass

Directed by: Tom Gries

Starring: Charles Bronson, Ben Johnson, Richard Crenna, Jill Ireland

The Hindenburg

Directed by: Robert Wise

Starring: George C. Scott, Anne Bancroft, William Atherton, Roy Thinnes

Hustle

Directed by: Robert Aldrich

Starring: Burt Reynolds, Catherine Deneuve, Ben Johnson, Paul Winfield

Friday Foster

Directed by: Arthur Marks

Starring: Pam Grier, Yaphet Kotto, Godfrey Cambridge, Thalmus Rasulala

Get Mean

Directed by: Ferdinando Baldi

Starring: Tony Anthony, Lloyd Battista, Raf Baldassarre, David Dreyer

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 13, 1975?


    Holidays

  • Roman festivals - Tellus was worshipped in the district Carinae at the Esquiline Hill, and a lectisternium or table was spread for Ceres.
  • R.C. Saints - memorial of Saint Lucy
  • Also see December 13 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
  • In the Julian calendar before the Gregorian reform, this was the shortest day and longest night, and widely celebrated as such
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    Events

  • 1st time Saturday Night Live uses a time delay (Richard Pryor hosts)
Sport Games on December 13, 1975

Sport Games on December 13, 1975


TV Series

Which were the most popular TV Series released in those months?

State of Emergency

Directed by: Turner Clay

Wonder Woman

Directed by: Patty Jenkins

Saturday Night Live

Written by: Lorne Michaels

Starring: Don Pardo, Lenny Pickett, Darrell Hammond

Country: United States of America

In Good Company

Directed by: Paul Weitz

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Magazine Covers

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

Books

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

Looking For Mr. Goodbar

By: Judith Rossner

Terry Dunn, a young schoolteacher alone with the temptations, opportunities, and threats of the city, engages in a bar- and bed-hopping search for Mr.

The Eagle Has Landed

By: Jack Higgins

As the Allied forces slowly begin turning the tide of war, Hitler vehemently orders the impossible—kidnap Winston Churchill, or kill him.

In The Beginning

By: Chaim Potok

David Lurie learns that all beginnings are hard. He must fight for his place against the bullies in his Depression-shadowed Bronx neighborhood and his own frail health.

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.

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

Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days?

Shark Jaws

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Horror

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Racing

Publisher: Exidy

Indy 800

Platform: Arcade

Genre: driving

Anti-Aircraft

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Scrolling military shooter

Publisher: Atari, Inc

pedit5

Platform: PLATO network

Genre: Dungeon Crawl, RPG


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